The 13th Dalai Lama predicted trouble from China, and strove to make changes in Tibetan society, including improving the Tibetan army, as well as social changes. He met a wall of resistance in the monastic and social hierarchy, something which is today used against Tibetans in their efforts for independence.
T thoughts December 16th 2005 After having spent two months in Tibet (that is including the Chinese provinces of Sichuan, Gansu, Qinghai), over a month in Nepali Tibetan areas, and another 2 months in Tibet-in-exile, I have had a chance to see different forms of Tibetan life.
I'm still learning, don't have the answers to the problems, can't predict the future or even the best way to continue.
What I have seen in McLeod G ... read more
Asia » India » National Capital Territory » New Delhi The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more