her early childhood in Tibet Dolkar Lhamo has had a reputation for
having a very strong and beautiful voice. Having attended a village
school near Chamdo in East Tibet she went on to attend Derge Medical
College for five years where in addition to Tibetan medicine she
also studied language and traditional Tibetan poetry. Later in Nepal
she began to learn English language, while helping in the ROKPA
clinic in Kathmandu.
2001 she has been resident in Scotland increasing her knowledge
and skills of expression in the English language and studying IT
at Dumfries and Galloway College. . During this time she has also
been teaching Tibetan grammar, reading, writing and conversation
to students of different levels of ability at Samye Ling Monastery
in Eskdalemuir, where she also helps in any other way she can.
Lhamo enjoys writing poetry and songs. Her deep appreciation and
knowledge of Tibetan culture has inspired her to do everything she
can to preserve her heritage and to bring it in its original authentic
freshness to western audiences.
to her perseverance and enthusiasm she has been able to form a new
group of Tibetan performers called "Noyang Shyichi Gatsal Lodro
performance at Rheged for "Buddhist Himalaya" will be
a unique event.
at Rheged on August 18th 19th and 20th at 4.30 pm - 6.00pm in the
Lecture Theatre. Tickets available from Rheged Box office 01768
For more information see www.rheged.com and www. stupa.org and www.rokpaUK.org