New Delhi: Tibet Advocacy Coalition gathered in New Delhi during the monsoon session of the Indian Parliament to raise serious concerns about the impact of China’s failed Tibet policies, particularly the new wave of dam building affecting India’s water security, and to urge Indian MPs to continue to support Tibet, and the Continue reading »
World Rivers Day is a global celebration of the world’s waterways, celebrates every last Sunday in September. Established in 2005, it highlights the many values of rivers and strives to increase public awareness while encouraging the improved stewardship of rivers around the world. Rivers in every country face an array of threats, and World …View full post
On September 10, 2016 in Dharamsala, the Tibetan Women’s Association Central and Regional commemorated its 32nd year of re-founding in exile. TWA paid heartfelt tribute to Tibetan martyrs for their supreme sacrifices, which continue to keep the spirit of Tibet alive and hopeful even after 57 years of China’s brutal suppression.
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Tenzin Pema, 23, is a Tibetan professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) player currently living in New Delhi. Since turning professional at the start of 2016, she has won gold, silver, bronze in State and National level fights. She grew up in Gangtok, the capital city of Sikkim where she attended Sikkim Government High School. …View full post
Dharamshala August 8: Tibetan Women’s Association 12th Working Committee Meeting held at Hunsur Rabgayling settlement, south India. TWA Central President, and 105 executives and staff of TWA Central and its regionals attended this six days meeting. The opening ceremony was a grant start of meeting as we invited Chief Guest Kasur Mrs. Gyari Dolma, …View full post
Ongoing Demolition of Larung Gar the Largest Buddhist Institute led to a suicide and derelict of Buddhist Practitioners
Dharamshala, August 19: Chinese authorities started demolishing Tibet’s biggest Buddhist Instituition “Larung Gar” at Serthar County, Eastern Tibet, with an excuse that they are in process of renovating and also to reduce the number of unregistered monastics.
Chinese workers are demolishing nearly 100 to 250 houses in a day. The monastic leaders have instructed monks …View full post
Lets urge Prime Minister Narendra Modi and India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to raise concern about the China’s Brahmaputra mega dams and China’s Environment policies in Tibet, with Chinese President Xi Ping on two upcoming summits; G20 China on 31st August & BRICS India.
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Dharamshala July 29: With reports that China has recently operationalzed the Zangmu Hydropower Project on Brahmaputra in Tibet, Member of Parliament Ninong Ering on Friday demanded the Centre to convey its concerns to the Chinese Government at highest level that the downstream states in India are not harmed by this mega dam.View full post
Dharamshala August 1: Tibetan Women’s Association Central is happy to announce its newly formed regional chapter at Tso-Pema (Rewalsar). TWA Mrs. Dolma Yangchen (President), Ms. Tsering Dolma (Vice-President), and Tenzin Tselha (Joint Secretary) attends the inaugural function in the presence of Settlement Officer’s co-ordinator Mr. Tenzin Namgyal, the President of Tibetan Freedom Movement, …View full post
DHARMSALA, India (AP) — The niece of a prominent Tibetan religious leader has fled China and arrived in exile in northern India to reveal what her family says is the truth about the man’s death in a Chinese prison.
Nyima Lhamo told The Associated Press late Wednesday that her family believes Tenzin Delek Rinpoche died …View full post
TWA Vice- President Ms.Tsering Dolma and Joint Secretary Tenzin Tselha took part in Interfaith Coalition for Peace (ICP) which organized Interfaith Women’s Journey to Varanasi from 20th- 23rd July, 2016. The journey included eight women representing Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, and Tibetan Buddhism. TWA always participate in this program.View full post
Jul 21 2016
Dharamshala June 21: Today at Martyr statue in Tsuglag khang, SFT along with Gu-chu-sum Movement, National Democratic Party of Tibet, amd Tibetan Women’s Association staged an event of scarf offering to the Panchen Lama, Gedhun Choekyi Nyima’s portrait as a symbol of opposing the Chinese Panchen Lama, who is initiating Kalachakra a sacred Buddhist …
Jul 20 2016
World Environment Day, 2016 is on -“GO WILD FOR LIFE – ZERO TOLERANCE FOR THE ILLEGAL WILDLIFE TRADE”.
Dharamshala June5: WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY (WED) is celebrated every year on 5th June to create global awareness among people to take positive environmental action to protect nature and the planet Earth. It is run by the United Nations Environment Program.
Jul 20 2016
Dharamshala: For the first time in the history of Tibetan Buddhism, twenty Tibetan nuns have become the first batch of Tibetan nuns to become Geshemas, which was non existent before the Tibetan leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama suggested that a curriculum be developed for the nuns. TWA congratulates for the achievement. The Buddhist monastic …
Jul 18 2016
Dharamshala Jue10: The Vice President of Tibetan Women’s Association Ms. Tsering Dolma and the Project Officer Ms. Tenzin Choezin attended the Opening Ceremony of the first Women Football Tournament organized by Tibetan National Sports Association on the 9th of June, 2016. The tournament will be held from 9th-12th of June, 2016 and the matches will be …