Dharamshala, India — “Our initial aim was to help Tibetan refugees from Tibet and assist them in any way we could. The first projects we got involved in were teaching English and basic computer skills to the community, so they could develop their skills and lead a new life in exile," said Dorji Kyi, Executive Director of Lha Charitable Trust.
Nonviolence and compassion can teach the world a path of tolerance: the Dalai Lama
Dharamshala, India – “We must pay more attention to our thousand-year-old tradition of Ahimsa and Karuna. The tradition of non-violence and compass can teach the world a path of tolerance, thoughtfulness, and compassion,” said His Holiness the Dalai Lama while interacting with the students and faculty of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Rohtak.
A teacher in our exile-Tibetan communities takes the roles of both parents and teacher: Jorgyal
Dharamshala, India — An impressive conversation with Ngawang Jorgyal, a teacher at Gaden Monastery. He teaches mathematics and Science to different categories of students. He shares with Tibet Post International(TPI) his passion for teaching and his journey in becoming a teacher. He also touches important themes like roles of teachers and parents in a child’s life. The importance of students' current education for the Tibet cause.
Revealing sexual violence against women in the exiled Tibetan community in India
Dharamshala, India —A number of firsthand accounts of sexual assault against women in exiled Tibetan communities in north India have reportedly surfaced with the campaign against Gender-Based Violence initiated by the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD).
First Tibetan settlement in India; Mainpat Phendeyling
Mainpat, India — The Mainpat Phendeyling Tibetan Settlement was one of the first Tibetan settlements established by the Indian government in 1962 to rehabilitate the 1,400 Tibetan refugees who arrived in India after the Chinese annexation of Tibet in 1959.
Tribute to Tendol Gyalzur: Tibet’s ‘Mother of 300 children’ succumbs to COVID-19
A Tibetan girl who lost her parents and brother while fleeing during the 1959 uprising, but later returned to establish the first private orphanage in Tibet has died in Switzerland from COVID-19. Over a period of 25 years, the mother of two birth sons provided care and protection for 300 youngsters in orphanages and centres for the children of nomadic herders.
A sense of oneness of 7 billion human beings needed: His Holiness the Dalai Lama
New Delhi — “These days, scientists tell us that basic human nature is compassionate. We are social animals who depend on the community in which we live. So we need to cultivate a sense of oneness of 7 billion human beings,” the spiritual leader of Tibet said, speaking to a gathering of diplomats, academics, intellectuals, and media, in India.