A Dance for Tibetan New Year, Then 17 Hours in Custody
    February 19, 2018
    By STEVEN LEE MYERSFEB. 18, 2018 New York Times Read original story here A monk at Dzongsar monastery in the Chinese province of Sichuan. Credit Gilles Sabrié for The New York Times DZONGSAR MONASTERY, China — The monks, dressed in crimson robes and wielding blue plastic swords, were rehearsing a dance they would perform the next day in celebration of the Tibetan New Year. More
  • Tibetan Losar – 2145 – Celebrated in Belgium
    February 18, 2018
     •  Published By Tenzin Saldon
    BRUSSELS, Belgium: Tibetans in Belgium ushered in the Tibetan New Year, Losar, with day-night-long celebrations in Antwerp yesterday. Known as the diamond capital of the world, Antwerp, hosts most of the Tibetan events being centrally located on account of the scattered nature of Tibetan community in this Low Country. More
  • Photo Story:Gearing Up for Tibetan New Year (Losar)
    February 14, 2018
     •  Published By Tenzin Phende
    Although the year of the earth dog, 2145 is still two days away, Tibetans have immersed themselves in religious events to pray for peace and gear up for a prosperous Tibetan new year (Losar). Losar is the Tibetan New Year, a festival that instills sacred and secular practices such as prayers, ceremonies, hanging prayer flags, sacred and folk dancing, and partying. More