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Tibetan New Year Marked

Tibetan New Year Marked

Featured Posts, Metro Area, South Asian, Traditions March 6, 2017 at 4:40 pm

The Tibetan New Year was observed by members of the Tibetan tri-state community on March 4.

Momos – and French Toast – in Woodside

Momos – and French Toast – in Woodside

Ethnic Eats, Featured Posts, Queens, South Asian February 24, 2017 at 5:16 pm

The father-daughter team behind Dawa’s serves up both Himalayan and American fare, from pancakes and French toast to momos and gyuma.

Marking Tibetan National Uprising Day

Marking Tibetan National Uprising Day

Asian, Manhattan, New York, South Asian March 10, 2016 at 5:06 pm

In New York City, marchers joined people around the world in marking the 57th anniversary of Tibetan National Uprising Day.

Members of the Tibetan community praying at a recent Lakhar in Jackson Heights (Photo courtesy of Pasang G Sherpa)

Tibetans in NY Eagerly Await Dalai Lama

Culture, East Asian, Featured Posts, Queens, Voices' Picks October 30, 2014 at 2:31 pm

Tibetans in the New York area, who will go to the Javits Center to hear the Dalai Lama on Nov. 5, try to maintain their religious and cultural ties, with some of them meeting weekly in Jackson Heights.

(Photo by Gwynne Hogan/Voices of NY)

Rainbow of Temples Grows in Queens

Culture, Demographics, Featured Posts, Queens, Religion, Voices' Picks November 15, 2013 at 3:22 pm

A myriad of houses of worship infuse the borough with sites more common worlds away.

With Hesitation, Tibetans Welcome New Year

With Hesitation, Tibetans Welcome New Year

Culture, Featured Posts, Queens, Traditions February 21, 2013 at 5:07 pm

Although the Tibetan government in exile has asked its people not to celebrate Losar, the Tibetan New Year, in mourning for the almost 100 self-immolations worldwide protesting Chinese repression, a Nepalese restaurant in Queens hosted its first Losar festival on February 12.

Dorjee Gyalpo greets one of his supporters at a reception in Woodside, Queens, on Saturday. Gyalpo and two others, including Shingza Rinpoche (immediately to Gyalpo's left) spent 30 days without food in protest of China's occupation of Tibet. (Photo by Gwen McClure)

After Month-Long Hunger Strike, Tibetan Protesters Honored

Politics, Religion April 2, 2012 at 3:07 pm

The Tibetan protesters who finished a 30-day hunger strike outside the United Nations on March 22 were honored this weekend, after the United Nations promised to investigate the situation in Tibet.

Dorjee Gyalpo has lost more than 20 pounds since he began his hunger strike in front of the United Nations on February 22. (Photo by Gwen McClure)

27 Days Into Hunger Strike, Somber Mood at Tibet Protest

Asian, Featured Posts, Politics March 19, 2012 at 2:52 pm

As protesters in Tibet burn themselves to death in protest of China’s occupation, a group of protesters here have staged their own quiet protest. Three men are on the 27th day of a hunger strike outside the United Nations.