May 20th, 2013 by TAW Reporter
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What: Monlam: Prayer Service for Self-immolation Martyrs of Tibet
Date: Saturday July. 6th 2013
Where: @ Sakya Gompa
Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
2013 Sponsors: (JAN) Thupten Sherpa and Thinley (FEB) Dorjee Khando (MAR) Kelsang and Sherab Dorjee (APR) Tsering C. Yuthok (MAY) Tsewang Chamatsang (JUN) Yangchen Dolkar and Orgyen Dolma (JUL) Lama Tenzin and Thupten Jampa Family
TAW monthly prayer (first Sat every month) will continue for this new year, if your interested in sponsoring, contact our boardmember to sign up.
As we continue to hear the heart breaking news of Tibetans burning themselves for the worlds attention. One cannot help but to feel pain and sorrow of the situation in Tibet. No other in Tibetan history have we witness such desperate viral acts of self-immolations in the name of freedom and for the return of His Holiness the Dalai Lama back to Tibet. It is an extremely critical time in our history now, more than ever a time for us all to unite and show solidarity to our breathens. Please do join us for once a month prayer service to all the recent pawos and pamos of Tibet. Light refreshments will be served after each services, any donations will be greatly appreciated. We like to thank Sakya Monastery for allowing us to hold these prayer gatherings.
THANK YOU to our 2012 Monlam Sponsors: April 7th: Lobsang and Dorjee Khando Family, May 5th: Pemba and Lobsang family, June 2nd: Jampa Jorkhang Family and Lobsang Therchen Family, August 4th: Thupten/Chonzom Nyishar family, Sept. 1st: Tsering Yuthok, Oct. Tenzin Yangchen/Thinley Dorjee ~ Nov. Tsering Choedon ~ Dec. Kelsang and Sherab Dorjee
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May 19th, 2013 by TAW Reporter
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May 3rd, 2013 by TAW Reporter
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April 14th, 2013 by TAW Reporter
Source Northwest Dharma News (www.northwestdharma.org)
“Tibetan Resettlement Project, 20 Years Later” written by Jamyang Dorjee and Photos by Kurt Smith.
(Some of the Tibetan Resettlement Project sponsors gather with board members of the Tibetan Association of Washington.)
Kesang Chokyi cannot believe it’s been 20 years since she first stepped off a plane and arrived in Seattle from India. As part of the U.S. Tibetan Resettlement Project, she was among 1,000 Tibetan refugees living in India and Nepal, who were selected through a lottery to immigrate to the United States.
Most of the immigrant Tibetan families, like Chokyi’s, have grown numerically and economically since then. Not only have they been able to re-unite with their families…a few of them have also been able to help their relatives and their families immigrate as well.
At an annual Seattle event this past November to mark the anniversary of the awarding of Nobel Peace Prize to His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan community also invited sponsors and volunteers of the Tibetan Resettlement Project to a dinner and cultural performance, to show their appreciation and gratitude for their commitment and help.
Susan Gleason, one of the key sponsors who w as instrumental in the Seattle chapter of the Tibetan Resettlement Project, humbly said at the event, “I was grateful to just get the opportunity to help the Tibetans.”
(Kesang Chokyi and her niece Tenzing Kyizom, 6, at a Tibetan gathering.)
Tsering Yuthok, president of the Tibetan Association of Washington, gave a speech and thanked all the sponsors involved. She added, “Through all the years that Tibetans have lived in the area, I have often proudly proclaimed, even when I was working at the mayor’s office, that ‘We came with nothing, and not a single Tibetan I know is on welfare or public assistance.’”
The association now runs an active community calendar dotted with community events, festivals, fairs, and regular prayer sessions.
A thriving Tibetan language and culture class, established by the association, meets Sundays to teach children to read, write and speak Tibetan. The children also learn Tibetan history, various basic Buddhist prayers and traditions, Tibetan songs, dances and even plays, which they perform at community gatherings.
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March 1st, 2013 by TAW Reporter
What: 54th Anniversary of Tibetan National Uprising Day!
When: Sunday, March 10th 2013
Where: Front of Westlake Mall - Time: 10:30am - 3:00pm
More details: www.seattletyc.org
Background info: History Leading Up to March 10, 1959 (source: ICT)
“Truth is our only Weapon” by His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
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