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TCEF Covid Relief in Tibetan Communites

The second wave of Covid hit India really hard. It impacted several Tibetan communities in exile, both in India and in Nepal. Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors and donors, TCEF was able to reach out and help several Tibetan communities in North India. Dharamsala is the seat of…...

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Rediscovering My Tibet

This winter, I came across a Youtube feed with a charming young Tibetan man. What captured my initial interest was the confidence and even joy with which he introduced himself. But as I sat back to watch my new favorite YouTuber, he took me on a tour that started from…...

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The Medicine of Altruism

Can a tweak in our attitude, the way we think and care about others make a fundamental difference in our happiness? The collective wisdom of the Tibetan spiritual tradition – the medicine of altruism strongly suggests that this is not only possible but within the grasp of each of us.…...

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March 10 Tibetan Uprising Day

TCEF NEWSLETTER ON MARCH 10 TIBETAN UPRISING DAY...

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The Pain & Privilege of Being Tibetan

Being a Tibetan in this day and age is both a pain and a privilege. The pain is more prominent – now, for over sixty years, we have been hounded from our homeland, driven into exile, stripped of our monasteries and even our dignity. We have no idea when even…...

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25th Anniversary Brochure

This brochure is a summary of everything TCEF. It provides an over view of our programs and achievements in our three key program areas of Culture, Education and Service over the past twenty five years. It also previews our hopes and aspiration in the years ahead. The gratitude segment informs…...

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The Tibetan Response to Covid 19 by Karma Tensum

The trend is the same - all over India, Tibetan communities are finding joy in giving back, in doing something for those who are more vulnerable and more in need than themselves. In 2019, the Tibetan community in exile coordinated a series of Thank You India events to express gratitude…...

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Internet & Computer Project

Improving the quality of education is going to take a multi faceted effort - involving quality teacher training, building an exception cadre of Tibetan education leadership and then transforming Tibetan classrooms with education technologies. And right here - transforming Tibetan classrooms is where we feel TCEF can make a vital…...

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The Versatile Tibetan Sweater Sellers by Karma Tensum

Throughout history, the story of human survival through adaptation is fascinating and even inspiring. In its own way, so is the story of the Tibetans in exile. Did you know that most Tibetans in exile eke out livelihoods as roadside hawkers, selling sweaters, shawls, jackets, gift items, and other warm…...

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5 Lessons From the Tibetan Culture by Karma Tensum

Often I think of ways for us to give back to this amazing community of sponsors and supporters who donate hard-earned money to support a child or elder they’ve never met on the other side of the globe. I’ve always been passionate about sharing the Tibetan culture and nowadays my…...

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