Author: TAW Admin

The Tibetan Association of Washington invites you to their annual Tibetan New Year Losar Party. PROGRAM 4:15 Doors open Games, sho para, playing cards, carrom board. etc.

5:30 Program begins Namthar by Lharik Songs and entertainment Welcome speech by TAW President More songs and entertainment 6:30 TAW Annual Report presentation 7:00 Dinner and open mike 8:30 Gorshay Price $35 Children 5 – 15 years : $15 Price includes entrance, dinner to New Year Party and your annual TAW membership

Losar Sangsol on 02.09.19 at 10am at Willis Tucker Park, 6705 Puget Park Drive, Snohomish WA

Incense offering, or Sang-sol, is a ceremony performed by Tibetans from all walks of life to mark important events in their lives. A widespread national custom, it can be preformed individually or in groups, on occasions such as the Dalai Lama’s birthday, marriages, third day of the Tibetan New Year, or preceding other important events. Raising of prayer-flags and sang offering on the third day of Losar is done either collectively or individually. This is perhaps, one of the biggest incense burning occasions. Each family in their fineries gather for the incense offering and hoisting of prayer-flag in all pomp...

Former political Prisoner Palden Gyatso la passed away

One of the most well known former Tibetan political prisoner and activist has passed away at the Delek Hospital in Dharamshala at 7:10 am local time on (November 30, 2018). He was 87 years old. Gyatso who spent 33 years in Chinese prison and concentration camps in occupied Tibet said earlier that he was suffering from weakness and liver-related complications since the last few months. The veteran figure in the Tibetan movement was suffering from liver cancer, Phayul has learned. “I am happy and blessed to have lived this long. I was blessed in prison as well when I almost...