• Photo Story: Lhakar in the land where Buddha attained enlightenment
    December 27, 2017
     •  Published By Tenzin Saldon
     
    Filed by Tenzin Jigme, Social Media Journalist Today I am writing a photo story on Lhakar celebration in the land where Buddha attained enlightenment, Bodh Gaya. Ofcourse, the day is Wednesday, an auspicious day for all Tibetans to celebrate His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Lasa (བླ་གཟའ་ ) and a day of being Tibetan, of celebrating Tibetan identity. More
  • Photo Story: Lhakar in Doeguling Tibetan Settlement, Mundgod
    December 13, 2017
     •  Published By Jamphel Shonu
     
    By Tenzin Phende* It’s Lhakar once again. And this time I am in one of the largest Tibetan settlements, Doeguling settlement in Mundgod on an assignment from Dharamshala to cover the ongoing teachings of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Even though its winter, the sun is unforgiving and the cool breeze of Dharamshala seem like a distant phenomenon over here. More
  • Photo Story: Why Lhakar is an Every Day Movement
    November 8, 2017
     •  Published By Tenzin Saldon
     
    By Tenzin Jigme, DIIR Social Media Journalist Lhakar is a Tibetan word meaning White Wednesday. It is a day celebrated as His Holiness the Dalai Lama's Soul-Day. It started as a non-cooperation and civil disobedience movement in the aftermath of 2008 uprisings in Tibet. More