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The Tibetan Muslims of Kashmir
July 31, 2019

The Tibetan Muslims of Kashmir

By Safwat Zargar
A mostly forgotten population has been living as refugees in the Kashmir Valley for 60 years.

A Visit to the Dalai Lama’s Birthplace
August 07, 2018

A Visit to the Dalai Lama’s Birthplace

By Tim Robertson
Takster tells a story of modern China: lingering poverty, resurgent Han nationalism, and persecuted minorities.
On the Streets of the Dalai Lama’s Town
May 09, 2018

On the Streets of the Dalai Lama’s Town

By Prabhat Singh, from StoriesAsia
Scenes from Mcleodganj, also known as “Little Lhasa,” the Dalai Lama's home-in-exile.

Why Is China's Government 'Demolishing' a Tibetan Buddhist Monastery?
August 04, 2017

Why Is China's Government 'Demolishing' a Tibetan Buddhist Monastery?

By Charlotte Gao
The Chinese government claims that Larung Gar suffers from overcrowding, fire hazards, and lack of infrastructure.

China Tears Down the Tibetan City in the Sky
August 03, 2017

China Tears Down the Tibetan City in the Sky

By Steve Shaw
China is demolishing homes and evicting thousands from Larung Gar, the world's largest Tibetan Buddhist institution.

Filmmakers Take Cinema to Dalai Lama’s Hometown-in-Exile
November 11, 2016

Filmmakers Take Cinema to Dalai Lama’s Hometown-in-Exile

By Vishal Arora
The Diplomat spoke to filmmaker Tenzing Sonam, a Tibetan in exile, about the Dharamshala International Film Festival

Tibet, Xinjiang, and China’s Strong State Complex
July 28, 2016

Tibet, Xinjiang, and China’s Strong State Complex

By Jing Yu
China's refusal to change its ethnic policy reflects a historical mindset.
Tibet's 17th Karmapa on Climate Change, the Dalai Lama, and China
June 14, 2016

Tibet's 17th Karmapa on Climate Change, the Dalai Lama, and China

By Saransh Sehgal
The Tibetan Buddhist leader on climate change, his future leadership role, and Tibetan issues.

Kagyu Samye Ling: Scotland's Buddhist Monastery
April 04, 2016

Kagyu Samye Ling: Scotland's Buddhist Monastery

By Bradley Jardine and Sakshi Rai
In 1967, Choje Akong Rinpoche helped found the first Tibetan temple in the West.

Thangka: Painting the Roadmap to Enlightenment
April 01, 2016

Thangka: Painting the Roadmap to Enlightenment

By Jonathan DeHart
An interview with thangka master painter and teacher, Ambar Lama, on the state of this iconic Tibet-an art.

Horse Riding, Tibetan Style
December 02, 2014

Horse Riding, Tibetan Style

By Marc Ressang
During the summer, the people of Kham showcase some impressive horsemanship.
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