Dharamshala: - Ruggero Maggi, a well-known Italian artist is organising a Tibet pavilion, inspired by the tenets of Tibetan Buddhist philosophy and highlighting elements and aspects of Tibetan culture and life in Venice, Italy.
Tushita Meditation Centre celebrates 40 years of teaching
Dharamshala: Tushita Meditation Centre's 40th anniversary celebrations were low key considering its legacy. Thousands of curious travellers from across the globe have flocked to the centre, in a tranquil forest glade which seems a world away from the hustle and bustle of McLeod Ganj's busy Main Square, just a 15 minute walk through enchanting deodar and pine forest below, to study Tibetan Mahayana Buddhism since it first opened its doors in 1972.
The ''Burning Man'' of Tibet Challenge China, Via Los Angeles
Dharamshala: ''Flames of Freedom'' is a daring, dramatic and thought provoking concept based on the current escalation of self-immolations in Tibet, initiated by a group of Tibetans, and others, in California. The ' burning man' concept incorporates elements of artistic and political protest which will be aimed at the Chinese consulate in Los Angeles, and perhaps more importantly, at American and World public opinion.
Humility and Dedication: A Tibetan Thangka Painter
Dharamshala: On a hilltop nearby the north Indian town of Dharamasala sits a unique art studio that works to preserve the Tibetan art of thangka painting.
The Influence of Tibetan Buddhist Culture in the Western World
Dharamshala: It is one of those tragic historical paradoxes: the Chinese invade Tibet in the 1950’s and ‘liberate’ the people, spread economic modernism and quash an ancient ‘backward’ religious culture, instead, or indeed in spite of this, Tibetan Buddhist culture travels to all corners of the globe.
Tibet In the spotlight: Tibetan Culture Day in Brussels
Brussel: On Sunday 4th of March 2012, the Tibetan Cultural Center in Belgium has organised a very successful Tibetan Culture Day in Brussels. About 100 people participated in this interesting cultural event at "Le Cercle" in Etterbeek, among them several representatives of Tibet organisations and quite a lot Belgian Tibet supporters.