"Society means a collection of individuals, so that initiative must come from individuals. Unless each individual develops a sense of responsibility, the whole community cannot move."
H. H. The 14th Dalai Lama
Tibetans observe Saka Dawa by serving the largest homeless concentration in America Written by Pema Dukdak Goncho Los Angeles Tibetans served homeless fathers on father’s day in observance of Saka Dawa. Saka Dawa is considered the most auspicious month in Tibetan Buddhist tradition. This fourth month of the Tibetan Calendar marks Lord Buddha’s birth, death, [...]
Los Angeles Lhakar started a media project to generate awareness of the selfimmolations in Tibet. We started an online campaign and organized a burning man solidarity event in front of the Chinese consulate, which is also the climax of our short film LONGSHOG/ARISE. Longshog/Arise is about Tapey, a successful young Tibetan living in Los Angeles [...]
Under the Chinese occupation many Tibetan towns and cultural landmarks not only were destroyed but also renamed with new Chinese names. To stop this ongoing attempt to systematically wipe out the Tibetan identity, language and tradition, we are starting a worldwide petition asking Google to put Tibet’s heritage back on the map – by [...]