Danica Patrick Introduced the Dalai Lama to NASCAR, and He Was Absolutely Terrified

Danica Patrick may have retired from NASCAR, but that doesn't mean she's completely out of the spotlight. With a number of different endorsement deals, several businesses, and a popular podcast, Danica still has plenty of reasons to make the occasional appearance on the late-night television circuit. It also doesn't hurt that she has a story or two up her sleeve that can make for pretty entertaining TV.
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Tippett Rise Art Center Announces 2023 Season

The Tippett Rise Art Center has announced its 2023 season. “After being isolated for the long years of the pandemic, being together in the Olivier Music Barn had an otherworldly feeling for everyone this past summer. Music seemed truer than usual,” said Peter and Cathy Halstead, co-founders of Tippet Rise Art Center, in an official press statement. “This coming season, we’re going to have both the deep-grounded masterpieces of the past, but also emerging musicians and composers with new approaches to the same profound truths. We will present two new installations, sculptures by artists we have long admired, Alexander Liberman and Louise Nevelson, both born in Ukraine, whose vast steel compositions evoke not only the Industrial Revolution but also the celestial ratios hidden by ancient civilizations in Mayan temples and Tibetan mandala.”

US lawmakers call on UN to investigate China’s family separations in Tibet

This article was originally published by Radio Free Asia and is reprinted with permission. Two U.S. lawmakers have called on the United Nations to investigate Chinese authorities’ forced placement of Tibetan children in state-run schools where they are separated from their families in a bid to reduce contact with their native language and culture.

Royal Nepal Adventure

Moments before cresting an unnamed Nepalese hilltop, my Royal Enfield Himalayan and I were gasping for oxygen in the high elevation, both motorcycle and rider sluggish from a touch of altitude sickness. We were also determined to stay on the gas, to be the first to the top and soak in the view before the others arrived, to see another view of a sky that can’t decide whether to rain or snow, the scene beautiful and mournful in the same moment. A featureless crowned mesa at 15,000 feet on the Tibetan plateau, nestled in a barren basin ringed with the snowcapped peaks of the Himalayas. This is a place I never imagined existed.

‘Never Forget Tibet’ film featuring the Dalai Lama premieres in Australia

(, Dec08’22) – “Never Forget Tibet: The Dalai Lama’s Untold Story,” which first premiered at 800 theatres across the United States and Canada on Mar 31, the 63rd anniversary of the Dalai Lama’s safe arrival in India, made its Australia debut on Dec 7. The feature-length film follows the Dalai Lama as he returns to the Tibetan borderlands for the first time to retrace his remarkable journey and escape into exile in 1959.

What Can The Music Industry Teach You About Law Firm Citizenship By Investment

Zhang was sentenced to 10 years in prison in 1998 for “illegally providing intelligence to hostile organizations overseas” and “incitement to overthrow the government,” costs believed to be connected to his labor activism and contacts with overseas journalists and human rights organizations. Despite official monitoring and censorship, through the 12 months dissidents and political activists continued to make use of the Internet to advocate and call attention to political causes similar to prisoner advocacy, political reform, ethnic discrimination, corruption, and international policy issue The Communist Party chief of the district bureau stated that the incident was a “total misunderstanding,” as “police officers never realized that they had been beating the wife of a senior chief.” On January 3, authorities disconnected labor activist Zhang Shanguang’s Internet service by orders of the Ministry of State Security. The government additionally mechanically censored e-mail and Web chats based on an ever-changing record of delicate key words, corresponding to “Falun Gong” and “Tibetan independence.” While such censorship was effective in preserving informal users away from sensitive content, it was defeated easily through the usage of numerous applied sciences. Authorities employed an array of technical measures to dam sensitive Web websites primarily based in foreign international locations.

Visit these places while visiting Mussoorie, make this trip memorable forever

Mussoorie’s Happy Valley is famous for its many Tibetan temples and city gardens. Mall Road in Mussoorie is a famous market here. Famous Travel Destinations in Mussoorie: Many people like to visit the famous hill stations of the country during the winter season. Under such circumstances, a trip to hill stations like Shimla, Manali and Nainital is the first choice of most tourists. At the same time, exploring Mussoorie can be a good option for you. If you are planning to visit Mussoorie this time, you can visit some beautiful places to make your trip memorable.

Portland Personal Trainer Adapts to a Post-Covid World

A Contemplative Psychotherapist and published Tibetan Translator launches an In-Home & Remote Personal Training Business, and in the post-COVID world business is booming. That’s what one client recently told Lisa Stein, owner of EVOLVE Integrative Personal Training. As a lifelong athlete herself, she understood this well. But still, what compelled this trained psychotherapist and published Tibetan translator to create an on-site personal training business of all things?

5 of the Best Manaslu Circuit Treks

Taking you around Manaslu, the world’s eighth highest mountain, the Manaslu circuit offers some of the best and most remote trekking in Nepal. Despite its rise in popularity, the Manaslu Trek remains relatively off-the-beaten path compared to the better-known teahouse treks in Nepal. Epic scenery, intimate encounters with local people and their ancient culture, and a 17,000-foot Himalayan pass crossing deliver everything you could hope for from a trekking adventure. Here are 5 of the best Manaslu circuit trek currently on offer.

First US city mayor of Tibetan heritage touched by Dalai Lama’s advice to focus on humanity as well

(, Dec07’22) – Mr Aftab Karma Pureval, the first person of Tibetan heritage to hold a prominent elective office in the US, has called his Dec 5 meeting with the Dalai Lama, Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, “a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” and said he was touched by the latter’s advice to focus his efforts also for the good of humanity.

Deposits in Tibet’s Banking Sector Post 1% Decline

The banking sector of Tibet has seen negligible growth in total assets over the past year, as well as significant decline in total assets. As of the end of October 2022, the total assets of the Tibetan banking sector stood at 623.217 billion yuan, for year-on-year (YoY) growth of 0.33%, according to data released by the Tibetan branch of the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission on 6 December.

Pork Shapta – A Spicy Tibetan Delicacy

Shapta is a meat dish that can be made with chicken, mutton, pork, buff or beef. It can be had both as a dry, spicy dish or as a gravy one. With mostly organic spices, shapta is a welcome change as compared to other overpoweringly spicy dishes. Image credits: Shapta...