Tibetan Refugees

Norbulingka: Tibetan Quest To Preserve Art, Culture Turns Into Thriving Biz

  DHARAMSHALA: Tibetan artisans after fleeing Chinese rule in Tibet are struggling to preserve their art and its identity. However, painters, carpenters, tailors, chefs, handicraft experts, and many other artisans from different streams have found a place called Norbulingka Institute situated at Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh. This is the place from where artisans are keeping […]

Hallo Dolls, Guten Tag: German Lady In Dharamshala Bringing Tibet Closer To Its Women

DHARAMSHALA: Based in Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, this initiative called ‘Dolls4tibet’ is a socially aware doll making workshop that aims to support Tibetan refugee women in India economically and emotionally by manufacturing Tibetan dolls that remind each one of them and their children about their ethnic roots. Dolls4tibet was founded by a German woman Mona Bruchmann, […]