Topden Tsering

Topden Tsering is former editor of the Tibetan Bulletin and former president of the San Francisco chapter of the Tibetan Youth Congress. He writes for various publications, including the San Francisco Chronicle, the Outlook, Global Post, and the India Site. This piece is an edited chapter of a book in the making.

In the embrace of letting go

A Tibetan writer’s personal essay on a death in the family.

Oct 11, 2018

Tibet burning

A close look at past and present shows the self-immolators and their struggle to be anything but apolitical.

Apr 05, 2012

My Ani

She inhabits, simultaneously and seamlessly, the two opposing connotations of the Tibetan term: one suggesting faith, the other family; the former symbolising renunciation, the latter attachment.

Jan 23, 2012

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