Our resources page provides an extensive directory of links to useful websites related to Tibet and the Tibetan people. The following websites are particularly noteworthy. 


Tibetan Institutions


Central Tibetan Administration (CTA): the latest news and bulletins about the world-wide Tibet movement and the activities of the Tibetan Government-in-Exile.


Tibetan Bulletin: the official journal of the Central Tibetan Administration of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.


The Office of Tibet: the official agency of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Tibetan Administration to the Americas.


The Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile: the Tibetan Parliamentary and Policy Research Center.


Tibet Envoy Europe: website of the Envoy of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.


DalaiLama.com: the definitive place for His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s words, biographical information, and schedule of upcoming events.


News and Information


Tibet Central: a comprehensive overview of the latest news, multimedia, blogs and social web activity related to Tibet and the Tibetan people.


Phayul.com: a central resource on the the Web for news and information about Tibet and the activities of support organizations around the world.


VOAnews.com: a trusted source of news and information about Tibet since 1942 from Voice of America.


Tibet Daily: latest news and analysis on Tibet from WN Network, a leading provider of news on the internet.


Tibet Sun: an online magazine launched on 08/08/08 that aims is to safeguard the national interest of Tibet and the Tibetan people and impart news and views frankly and fearlessly.


China Digital Times: a bilingual news website covering China’s social and political transition and its emerging role in the world.


Tibet Online: provides information on the plight of Tibet and serves as a virtual community space for the international Tibet support movement.


Tibetan Political Review: an online journal dedicated to constructive discussion of the important political issues facing the Tibetan nation.


Tibetan and Himalayan Library: a publisher of websites, information services, and networking facilities that promotes the integration of knowledge and community across the divides of academic disciplines, the historical and the contemporary, the religious and the secular, the global and the local.


TibetSites.com: the largest online directory of websites and blogs on Tibet with over 4000 listings and 250 categories, developed to enable Tibetans and non-Tibetans to easily find websites and information about Tibet.


Partners


The Dalai Lama Foundation: an international organization for ethics and peace.


Bay Area Friends of Tibet (BAFoT): educates the public about Tibet and the Tibetan people; organizes grassroots projects and events and cooperates with other Tibet support groups locally and internationally.


Japan Committee of 100 for Tibet: regional sister organization of the Committee of 100 for Tibet.


Tibetan Association Of Northern California (TANC): a non-profit organization created to promote the interests of the Tibetan community.


Tibet Justice Center: members include lawyers and a broad spectrum of individuals and organizations committed to solving the situation in Tibet peacefully, through the rule of law.


YoWangdu Tibetan Culture: a business and website that focuses on Tibetan food, travel and spirituality, and is dedicated to the preservation and development of Tibetan culture and education


Support Organizations


International Tibet Network: global coalition of non-governmental organizations on six continents that works to maximize the effectiveness of the worldwide Tibet movement and coordinate non-violent campaigns to restore Tibetan rights.


International Campaign for Tibet (ICT): works to promote human rights and democratic freedoms for the people of Tibet.


Students for a Free Tibet (SFT): chapter-based network of young people and activists around the world that works in solidarity with the Tibetan people in their struggle for freedom.


Free Tibet Campaign: founded in 1987, independent of all governments and funded by members and supporters, stands for the right of Tibetans to determine their own future.


Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC): largest and most active non-governmental organization of Tibetans in exile with more than 30,000 members worldwide.


The Tibetan Center for Human Rights: Tibetan NGO that investigates and disseminates information about the human rights situation in Tibet and presents this information internationally in various forums and organizes educational programs on the principles of democracy within the Tibetan community.


Tibet Environmental Watch: latest news and research on Tibetan wildlife and environmental issues.


The Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education: charitable organization based in Vancouver, Canada that educates the heart and fosters compassion through creative learning, facilitating and applying research, and connecting people and ideas.


Cultural Preservation and Development


The Tibet Fund: works to preserve the distinct cultural and national identity of the Tibetan people and funds health care, education, refugee rehabilitation, religious and cultural preservation, elder care and community and economic development programs.


Tibet Foundation: founded in 1985, works towards creating greater awareness of all aspects of Tibetan culture and the needs of the Tibetan people.


Tibet Heritage Fund: international non-profit organization committed to the preservation of the Tibetan architectural heritage.


Tibet House: created at the request of the Dalai Lama to preserve and promote Tibetan culture and art.


The Conservancy for Tibetan Art and Culture: founded in 1997 under the patronage of His Holiness the Dalai Lama,  dedicated to the preservation of Tibet’s living cultural heritage in Tibetan cultural areas and communities around the world.


Tibetan Aid Project: helps rebuild, preserve, and perpetuate Tibet's cultural and spiritual heritage for the benefit of the Tibetan people and all humanity.


Friends


Tibet’s War of Peace by Dennis Cusack: This timely book tells the story of the people and events behind the world's best-known but least understood contemporary nonviolent campaign. Cusack describes its evolution, its philosophical foundation, and its political realities. He concludes with a provocative vision of its possible future. $24.95. Purchase on Amazon here.


Tibet-O-Rama by P. Christiaan Klieger: "Tibet-o-Rama presents an ethnography and a history. It is a story of an anthropologist working in and among the Tibetan diaspora. P. Christiaan Klieger is a cultural anthropologist at the California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco. He is author of Tibetan Nationalism and many articles on the Tibetan movement." $24.95, plus shipping. Place order here.


Tibet, An Odyssey In Sound by Peter Gold: “Welcome to an aural pilgrimage into the land, life and spirit of Tibet. This soundscape is a montage of Tibetan sacred changes, tantric and archaic rituals, folk songs and dances, woven together with pilgrimage journal narratives written by Peter Gold.” Place order here.


Why the Dalai Lama Matters: His Act of Truth as the Solution for China, Tibet, and the World by Robert Thurman: “As Albert Einstein urged, we must engage a different level of thinking to help solve the significant problems we face, problems often caused by our ordinary assumptions. The Dalai Lama is a unique exemplar of a different, vital, inclusive, and powerfully effective way of thinking. This wonderfully written, compelling book invites us to freedom." Sharon Salzberg review. Purchase on Amazon here.


The Rowell Award: “Galen Rowell, adventurer, photographer, author and C100 member, together with his wife Barbara Rowell, are remembered with The Rowell Award for the Art of Adventure.” More information at The Rowell Award website.



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