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Wednesday, 29 February 2012

Losar sans pride...

In this world, I have seen joy and celebrations with the approach of every new year in every part of the world. Even if I have a past of two decades on this earth, I really don't remember a single time during which the Tibetans had the opportunity to spend their Losar(Tibetan New Year) with full happiness and gratitude like people spending their Diwali or the Christmas! It sounds really pathetic even to imagine such a situation in an era like the 21st century and even worse to experience it. What is ticking me more strongly is the fact that the preceding century had given a lot of war and bloodshed along with the approach of supremacy among the powerful nations and it should have been learnt by every nation on this earth by now about how worse such games of dominance could get.
The Tibetan New year this time sparked with extensive grief and aggression about what is going on inside Tibet. I have seen more than 22 Tibetans burning themselves down by the end of last year and it doesn't seem to end any time soon. This is the 53rd year of exile formation for the Tibetans and the struggle is getting stronger than ever... The kind of unity and commitment shown by the Tibetans is very positive, the pain being tormented upon the members are being shared by the whole population in the form of prayers, fasts, candle light vigils, presentations, demonstrations, indefinite hunger strikes and so on so forth...
Though there a few Tibetans in the spirit of the new year celebration, they could not extend the joy as they were really extremely disturbed from what is happening. Joy is most of the times peaceful and when the mind is not peaceful, how could a celebration be joyful? I think the pride is waiting for us now...

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  1. nice dude,keep writing in blog ,................

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