Tsultrim Dolma is an active member of the Tibetan Institute of Performing Art centered in Dharamsala, India. After joining TIPA at a young age of ten, Dolma has organized and performed Tibetan traditional dances at various cultural events for over forty years, while acting in eight different film productions including, ‘We are no Monks,’ ‘Richard Gere is My Hero,’ and ‘Kyema,’ among several others. Dolma began her career as a performer followed by becoming a staff, and currently occupies the position of a teacher at TIPA.
Kunleng discusses the state of Tibet’s ancient Bon culture, and the challenges and successes in preserving the identity of this minority Tibetan diaspora community. Guests: Latri Khenpo Nyima Drakpa of Menri Monastery at Dolanji settlement in Himachal Pradesh, India..