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  • A Tibetan doctor with a patient
    Tibetan medical paintings have been displayed in Moscow
    For the first time an exhibition of famous Tibetan Medical Paintings was held in Moscow. The Central Tibetan Administration reported on Nov. 20, 2014 an exhibition of Tibetan medical paintings has been showcased in Moscow. On Nov. 14 the...
  • Tibetan Fighters in Retirement
    Sorrow Mountain: Ani Pachen and Tibet's way of life never died
    Imagine living a good and loving life with your family and friends. The school is in your house, your friends are just down the road, and your Mom and Dad absolutely adore you, even not forcing you to marry. Oftentimes, women were expected to do...
  • President Obama shaking hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping  after a joint press conference at the Great Hall of People.
    President Obama does not favor independence for Tibet
    In order to avoid destabilizing relations with China President Obama has sided with Beijing on the issue of independence for Tibet. Phayul.com reported on Nov. 13, 2014 while visiting China Obama has said the United States is against Tibet's...
  • His Holiness the Dalai Lama
    China has warned against separatist fantasies about His Holiness the Dalai Lama
    China has been continuing as usual to respond in very negative ways to the worldwide popularity of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. The Tibet Sun reported on Nov. 6, 2014 China has warned Tibet party members not to harbour separatist fantasies dealing...
  • The Dalai Lama making a point clear at a press conference
    China has been cited as being in violation of Tibetans' rights
    Tensions between the Chinese authorities and Tibetans have been intensifying in recent years. Phayul.com reported on Oct. 13, 2014 a CECC report alleges China has been violating the rightsof Tibetans. In the Congressional Executive Commission on...
  • Protesters in Hong Kong
    Tibet Film Festival in Hong Kong disrupted by goons
    There has been chaos in Hong Kong as protesters demand full democratic reforms from Beijing. Tibetan interests have been hit hard in this mess. Phayul.com reported on Sept. 27, 2014 goons disrupted the Tibet Film Festival in Hong Kong.The three...
  • Lhamo Tashi
    A Tibetan student has killed himself with fire
    It has been appearing for awhile as if the tragic series of self-immolations in protest of repressive Chinese rule in Tibet was coming to an end. However, another Tibetan has killed himself with fire to protest Chinese rule. Phayul.com reported on...
  • A meeting at the United Nations
    Tibet raised at the UN Human Rights Council
    Although China would clearly like to see the issue of Tibet dropped from attention internationally activists will not allow the plight of Tibet to be forgotten. Phayul.com reported on Sept. 19, 2014 that Tibet was raised at the 27th session of...
  • Yeru Bon Candles
    Discover the Unique Roots of Tibetan Buddhism in Minneapolis
    Yeru Bön Center is a lesser-known treasure in the Minneapolis/St. Paul meditation community. Located on East Lake St., the center offers weekly meditations on Tuesdays at 7 p.m., as well as events, retreats and regularly scheduled teachings.The...
  • Chinese president Xi Jinping may raise Tibet issue with India
    Chinese president Xi Jinping may raise Tibet issue with India
    There has been a tense situation between China and India for decades over the Tibet issue ever since His Holiness the Dalai fled China and settled in Dharamshala, India. According to a Tibet Sun report on Aug. 30, 2014 Chinese president Xi Jinping...
  • A vacation in the footsteps of Marco Polo
    A vacation in the footsteps of Marco Polo
    Attention world travelers: Act fast, and you can add Tsetang, Lhasa, Yamdrok Lake, Gyantse, Shigatse, Lanzhou, Dunhuang, Urumqi, Torpan and Kashgar to your “I (heart)” T-shirt collection.An 18-day trip to these exotic spots in China...
  • Buddha
    CTA remains committed to the middle way approach
    There appears to be no end in sight to the tensions between the Tibetans and the government of China. Nevertheless, on the third anniversary of a successful democratic transition the Central Tibetan Administration has reaffirmed its commitment to...
  • Buddha
    Mining protest by Tibetans leads to crackdown by Chinese police
    The situation in Tibet remains as usual tense. Most recently the Chinese police cracked down on Tibetans over a mining protest reported the Central Tibetan Administration on July 2, 2014. Sources have said several Tibetans in Martak Village in...
  • Tourists at the entrance to Denisova Cave, Russia.
    Denisovan DNA gives Tibetans a high-altitude advantage
    A single gene acquired when people from Africa mated with Denisovans on their migration to what is now China and Tibet is the reason most people in Tibet can live at such high altitudes. Rasmus Nielsen, University of California at Berkeley...
  • This is an artist's reconstruction of the Zanda fauna from the Pliocene about 5-2.5 million years ago. (Artist: Julie Selan)
    New discoveries show Tibet was the source of Ice Age fauna
    The high altitude environments of the Tibetan Plateau and other regions of the Himalayan Mountains may have been the evolutionary proving ground for adaptation of fauna that lived during the Ice Age. Fossils discovered by an international team of...