Dharamshala: Like many I came to McLeod Ganj to help the Tibetan's-in-exile, I arrived expecting to work in the construction industry, as that is my occupation back home. Instead I was lucky enough to be asked to volunteer at The Tibet Post to write articles. I was also lucky, in that I formed a friendship with a young Tibetan man. I asked if I could write his story, but he has taken the initiative and has written it himself, and I much prefer it like this. It is real. It is titled "My Story".
Dharamshala: Peak art, a new art gallery in Dharamshala, was opened today. Featuring a selection of 14 drawings by modern Tibetan artists, the current exhibition focuses on Tibetan culture, Buddhism and the current political situation in Tibet. "Dharamshala has it's first contemporary art gallery," said Ms Sarah, director and founder of Peak Art.
San Francisco, California, USA (March 1, 2010) - "I have been waiting my whole life to tell what happened in Tibet," declared an 82 year-old Tibetan refugee after meeting with Marcella Adamski, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist working in San Francisco's Financial District, who is working to record the life stories of exiled Tibetan elders.
Dharamshala: CHOICE HIV/AIDS Initiative, since its inception in April 2007, had conducted over 11O workshops in various Tibetan settlements and dwellings including Tibetan refugee camps, schools, colleges, Institutions, Non-Governmental Organizations(NGOs), monasteries, nunneries, , sweater sellers, hospital, CTA staff, SFF army personals, and the PLHA (People living with HIV/AIDS).
In May 2001, photographer Tom Wool spent four weeks photographing life in the villages of Tibet’s Rongbuk Valley, an expanse of rugged terrain stretching fifty miles from the northern base of Mount Everest. Home to around 3000 Tibetans, this area is distinctly important to the indigenous population for its sacred geography and history.