Articles by Topden Tsering
In the embrace of letting go
A Tibetan writer’s personal essay on a death in the family.
A close look at past and present shows the self-immolators and their struggle to be anything but apolitical.
She inhabits, simultaneously and seamlessly, the two opposing connotations of the Tibetan term: one suggesting faith, the other family; the former symbolising renunciation, the latter attachment.