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Green Thrungkar

salyang-green002.jpgJuly 6, 2006 South India: July 6 is a very important and auspicious occasion for all Tibetans because it is the birthday of our beloved temporal and spiritual leader, His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso. Every year, we celebrate this special day with great pomp and show. Speeches, cultural shows, and parties are organized in every part of the world where people who have faith in him gather to make this day a truly memorable one.

Neelamangla Hostel goes Veg

Bangalore 24th May 2006: neelamangala-small.jpgIt was a warm evening, people returning to their homes. The sun about to set, tall buildings silhouetted against the horizon. 258C was the Bus No. which brought 3 of the TVA (Tibetan Volunteers for Animals) members to the Neelamangala Tibetan Hostel. They had come not just to talk about animal rights but also to pass a message of peace and non-violence to the younger generation. TVA screened..

TVA opens the first Vegetarian Restaurant in Mundgod

a-volunteer-serving-tea.jpgMundgod, April 24, 2006: Amidst the scorching summer heat, people of Mundgod came out to see and visit the first Vegetarian Restaurant in their settlement. 'KUNDHE' which means 'Happiness for all' was the name of the restaurant opened by Tibetan Volunteers for Animals(TVA). There are about 20 small Tibetan restaurants in the Settlement where beef Momo is the prime food. 

A Voice for the Voiceless

lhaze.jpgDharamsala 22nd March 2006 7 PM: Eyes beaming at a huge projector screen, tears rolling down the cheeks, lips moving with prayers and rosary in hands. Around 1,500 people gathered at the TSUG LA KHANG to see the documentary Video "Law of Nature" screened by Tibetan Volunteers for Animals (TVA).

Reflection of compassion in young blood

chandi-rtyc.jpgDecember 9, 2005 Kala Bhawan, Chandigarh: A Documentary Show on Vegetarianism and Animal Rights was organised by the Regional Tibetan Youth Congress, Chandigarh and Tibetan Volunteers for Animals(TVA). The program started at 2pm and continued for more than an hour.

Vegetarian Movement in Tata Nagar

dove003.jpgDecember 10, 2005 9.00 PM Tata-Nagar: It was a moment of joy for every Tibetan around the world - celebration of the 16th anniversary of Noble Peace Prize awarded to His Holiness the Dalai Lama. On this great occasion, Tibetan Sweater sellers in Tata-Nagar witnessed the plight of SEMCHEN (animals) through a series of slide shows and Videos screened by Mr. Rinchen Lanzey, Campaign Coordinator, Tibetan Volunteers for Animals. 

Vegetarian Movement in Pune City

thai-small.jpgTuesday October 18, 2005 04:30 PM Pune: All the members of TSAP (Tibetan Students Association Pune) were assembled at Pandav Nagar, Pune (130KM from Mumbai). At first, we all thought it would be just an ordinary talk show by some volunteer. The room was filled with usual murmurs, giggles and hush hushes before the talk began. As the talk began, silence touched the room with a bit of...

Veg Campaign Mysore

mysore-palace.jpg [Thursday, October 13, 2005 11:01] Mysore: On the annual anniversary occasion of the RTYC Mysore, the committee members of Tibetan Volunteers for Animals (TVA) and RTYC, members of the college students and sweater business were all assembled at Ganesh Prasad hall in Mysore.

Teaching Kindness

March 25th, 2005 Gopalpur: After campaigning at Dharamsala, TVA members visited TCV School Gopalpur and organized a talk show with slide shows and videos on Animal abuses. Students touched by the talks, decided to ban meat in the school. They will be  putting an application to the school authorities to ban meat in the school. Class X, Class XI and Class XII students formed a vegetarian club in the school which would organize activities dedicated to save animals, stop animal abuses and promote vegetarianism. The club, at present consist of 32 members.