About Tenzin

Welcome to the website of ‘Tenzin Project’ a Tibet Photo Exhibition. Our project was established in year 2008 and was then known as ‘Tenzin Project’

ABOUT US


The ‘Tenzin Project’ a Tibet Photo Exhibition was founded by Mr. Tenzin Tashi in year 2008 with the purpose to document, preserve, research, exhibit on all matters related to Tibet’s history, culture and present situation inside and outside Tibet. So far ‘Tenzin Project’ has exhibited series of ‘Tibet Photo Exhibition’ in India and overseas countries. We believe that knowing the past gives strength and guidance for the future and hope our ‘Tenzin Project’ will be instrumental in both these aspects.

AIMS AND OBJECTIVE

The aims and objective of ‘Tenzin Project’ is to inform about the Chinese Occupation of Tibet, to provide personal accounts of lives lost in Tibet and destruction of Monastery/Institution and to inform on the continuous and ongoing abuses carried out by the Chinese government against the Tibetan people.

THE PHOTOGRAPHIC ARCHIVE

The ‘Tenzin Project’ has a collection of various rare photographs of historic and contemporary images of Tibet. These photographs are used for exhibitions, an important repository and point reference for the Tibetan people as well as supporter of Tibet from worldwide.


TRAVEL EXHIBITION

Tenzin Project’ provides an effective means of presenting Tibet’s history, culture and the travelling exhibition of ‘Tenzin project’ brings Tibet’s story to people throughout the world. The team of ‘Tenzin Projects’ visits Schools, Settlements, Monasteries, Nunnery and even abroad to showcase photo exhibitions related to Tibet’s history, culture and current situation inside Tibet and way of life in exile.

Events

"TenzinProject' will organize series of 'Tibet Photo Exhibition' and Tibetan food exhibition at H-TEAM E.V, Munich in Germany from June to August 2016.

People

The Tibetan people (Tibetan: བོད་པ་) are an ethnic group that is native to Tibet. They number an estimate of 7.8 million. Significant Tibetan minorities also live outside of Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) in China, and in India, Nepal, and Bhutan. Tibetans speak the Tibetic languages, many varieties of which are mutually unintelligible. They belong to the Tibeto-Burman languages. The traditional, or mythological, explanation of the Tibetan people's origin is that they are the descendants of the human Pha Trelgen Changchup Sempa and rock ogress Ma Drag Sinmo. Most Tibetans practice Tibetan Buddhism, though some observe the indigenous Bön religion.