TALK: SEEING THE SACRED IN SAMSARA BY DON LOPEZ, WITH TENZIN TETHONG August 10, 2019
The talk will be about recently published "Seeing the Sacred in Samsara: An Illustrated Guide to the Eighty-four Mahasiddhas" by Prof. Don Lopez, Jr. of the University of Michigan, joined by Tenzin Tethong who wrote the preface to the collection of the paintings commissioned by his grandfather Tethong Gyurme Gyatso (1890-1938) when he was Governor-general of Kham in eastern Tibet.
UTAH: A CELEBRATION OF THE LIFE OF HIS HOLINESS THE GREAT 14TH DALAI LAMA June 22, 2019
The Utah Tibet Foundation and The International Campaign for Tibet invite you to an evening of entertainment and great food! Celebrate the life of the His Holiness the Great 14th Dalai Lama through words, music and pictures. Narrated by Tencho Gyatso, His Holiness’s Niece and ICT’s Director of Outreach.
THE SHADOW CIRCUS: THE CIA IN TIBET September 13, 2018
A film by Ritu Sarin and Tenzing Sonam | A White Crane Films Production for BBC Television
The Tibetan people are well known for being devoutly religious and peace loving. What is less known is that for nearly two decades, thousands of Tibetans took up arms against the invading forces of Communist China and waged a bitter and bloody guerrilla war. From the mid-1950s until 1969 they were aided in their efforts by an unlikely ally – the CIA.
FREEDOM OF RELIGION OR BELIEF & HUMAN RIGHTS: VIETNAMESE AND TIBETAN BUDDHISM UNDER THREAT July 11, 2018
The Conference will feature panel discussions on “Religious Freedom and American Foreign Policy”, and “Strategies to Promote Freedom of Religion or Belief in Closed Societies: The Cases of Vietnamese and Tibetan Buddhists”. These sessions will explore freedom of religion or belief (FoRB) in many aspects along with the role of Buddhism in promoting a civic culture of human rights, dignity and diversity in Vietnamese and Tibetan communities.
FILM SCREENING: KALACHAKRA THE ENLIGHTENMENT April 29, 2018
Immersed in the colorful and vibrant setting of Dharamsala (India), four individuals–from very different backgrounds–approach the transformational power of the Kalachakra initiation. Led by the Dalai Lama for peace in the world and followed by millions, Kalachakra is the most sacred teaching in Tibetan buddhism. There are seven days of preparation rituals during which the monks make the mandala and release the positive energy into the everyday world.
This film focuses on the mining industry in Central Tibet. Voices of the Stone (Rdo yis kha grags pa) follows two entrepreneurs as they attempt to enter the mining market, and the various paths and choices they face. The film is set against the vast and majestic landscape of northern Tibet—its fauna, its herdsmen, their customs and the struggle for survival; the pilgrims and the small anecdotes of daily life—these are shown in slow motion as one of planet Earth’s ultimate primeval environments.
BOOK EVENT: HIGHPOINTING FOR TIBET October 26, 2017
Highpointing for Tibet chronicles John Jancik’s journey across the United States to mountains such as Mount Whitney, Mount Rainier, Granite Peak, Mount Katahdin, and beyond the U.S. borders to Ecuador, Norway, Sweden, Japan, Australia, Spain, and more as Team HighPoint chases adventure in support of The Rowell Fund for Tibet. Please join us for a conversation with John Jancik and John Ackerly, former ICT President and founding member of the Rowell Fund for Tibet.
DC EVENT: CONCEPT AND PRACTICE OF TRADITIONAL TIBETAN MEDICINE AND ASTROLOGY October 12, 2017
Join ICT for a special opportunity to view a traveling exhibition on the Concept and Practice of Traditional Tibetan Medicine and Astrology. Meet with our visitors from the Tibetan Medical and Astro Institute in Dharamsala, India, including Mrs. Tsering Choezom, Senior Tibetan Astro-Science Practioner, and Dr. (Mrs) Tenzin Choying, Tibetan Medical Doctor.