Category: Upcoming Events

“Losar” Tibetan New Year Celebration (Year of Fire-Bird 2144)

Feb. 27th, 2017 : Community Losar Sangsol @ Sakya Monastery (10:30am)


March 4th, 2017: TAW Losar Gathering

Location: Shoreline Conference Center (8560 1st Ave. NE, Shoreline WA)

Time: 6pm (doors open/catered dinner)

Cost: $30 Gen/ $10 kids 6-12yrs old

Lots of fun games and activities, and special performance from our TLCC students.

Rep. Penpa Tsering la’s Visit and Nobel Peace Prize Celebration

SPECIAL GUEST: Rep. PENPA TSERING la (Representative of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama – OFFICE OF TIBET)

WHAT: 27th Annual Nobel Peace Prize Celebration (POTLUCK)

DATE: SUNDAY DEC 11th, 2016

WHERE North Seattle Community College (NSCC)

TIME: 5:30pm till 11:00pm

TAW is honored to have chief guest Rep. Penpa Tsering la, please join us for this first time official visit to our community. We will continue with our traditional Potluck, so bring your best dishes for the “2016 TAW BEST DISH” contest with special prizes.



1989 Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech by HH the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet The 14th Dalai Lama held his Acceptance Speech on 10 December 1989, in the assembly-hall at the University of Oslo. He began his lecture with a few minutes in Tibetan.


North America Tour: Paljor Kalon Karma Yeshi la’s Public Talk in Seattle, WA

Dear Community Members,

We just received an itinerary of Paljor Kalon (Finance Minister, CTA) Karma Yeshi la and as per his schedule we are able to host a gathering to welcome him on Saturday evening.  Though it came on a short notice, I would like to request all our community members to attend the potluck gathering.  We will have performance by our TLCC students and local talents.


Date:         11/19/2016, Saturday

Time:        6:00pm- 10:30pm

Venue:    Nalanda West (3902 Woodland Park Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103)

Once again we would like to request all our community members to attend the gathering to show our unity and respect for Tibetan Administration in Exile as Kalon Karma Yeshi la will be first minister to visit Seattle from the newly formed cabinet of CTA.

Tashi Delek!

TAW Board.


(CTA Website: 11/9/16) DHARAMSHALA: Kalon Karma Yeshi, Department of Finance, CTA left Dharamshala today to attend the 15th North American Tibetan Association (NATA) conference as a Chief Guest. The conference will be held in Boulder, Colorado, USA from 11 – 13 November 2016.

Thereafter, Kalon Karma Yeshi will also visit different part of the States to give workshop on Green Book and necessary follow-ups. The visit includes USA States i.e. Colorado, Salt Lake City, Portland, Seattle, Chicago, Madison, Minnesota, Boston, Connecticut and New York. He will be accompanied by Ms Dechen Tsomo, dealing staff of Data Unit under Department of Finance, CTA.

-Report filed by Department of Finance-

Tibetan Medical & Astro Institute Outreach Tour in Seattle, WA.

Besides visit by Paljor Kalon, we also have Men-Tsee-Khang visiting Seattle to attend program at Bastyr University.  They have offered to hold clinic for our community at the end of their program at the University. Those who wish to consult with Tibetan doctor or need to refill their prescription of Tibetan medicine, it will be great opportunity. Please mark your calendar for the following two dates, time and venue.
Date:     SATURDAY 11/19/16
Time:    9:00am – 12:00pm
Venue:  Sakya Monastery (Library)
Date:    SUNDAY: 11/20/16
Time:    12:30pm – 5:00pm
Venue:  Shoreline Senior Center
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TLCC Annual Benefit Concert: Oct 29th, 2016

Date: Oct 29th, 2016
Time: 5:30 to 8:30pm
Location: Auditorium, Shoreline Conference Center
18560 1st Ave NE, Shoreline, WA 98155
Tickets: In Advance:$30.00 At the Door:$35.00
Call for Tickets: 425-209-6458 / 206-790-7756
Tibetan Language and Culture Class is a Sunday school to support our children stay connected and learn our language and culture. We have no regular source of income and all our parents volunteer. We depend on our Annual Benefit Nite as our primary source of income supplemented by occasional donations from friends and supporters,
Both our artists have travelled extensively in Asia and North America, we are happy to host them in Seattle.
Phurbu T. Namgyal, one of most popular Tibetan pop artist and has many fans all over the world. Currently resides in MN and is doing some amazing social work as well. More details:
Karma Sherpa became widely popular in India after his successful appearance on SaReGaMaPa 2010. He has a large repertoire of Bollywood and Nepalese songs.