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His Holiness the Dalai Lama Inaugurates New Debate Courtyard at Jangchub Choeling Nunnery

Tibet Related News - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 21:05
Mundgod: His Holiness the Dalai Lama today inaugurated new debating courtyard of Jangchub Choeling Nunnery in Mundgod, Hubli, 15 December. Earlier in the morning, His Holiness gave an audience to more than more 400 recently arrived Tibetans from Tibet. On … Continued

Tibet Holds the Key to Changing China: CTA President

Tibet Related News - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 16:50
Delhi: President Dr Lobsang Sangay of the Central Tibetan Administration delivered the 3rd Professor ML Sondhi Memorial Lecture at India International Centre, Delhi on 14 December 2017. Dr Sangay, spoke on the theme ‘Tibet holds the key to Beijing’ which … Continued

Congressman Jim McGovern calls on China to affirm the right of the 14th Dalai Lama to return to his homeland

Tibet Related News - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 16:35
Washington, DC: U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), a senior House Democrat and co-chair of the bipartisan Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, on Thursday called on China to “affirm the right of the 14th Dalai Lama to return to his homeland, … Continued

Speaker Visits US House of Representatives on Final Leg of US Tour

Tibet Related News - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 15:47
Washington, DC: On the last leg of his visit in Washington DC, Speaker Khenpo Sonam Tenphel of Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile and Representative Ngodup Tsering were received at the House of Representative Gallery by Congressman Jim McGovern to observe the proceedings of … Continued

Office of His Holiness the Dalai Lama Launches ‘Dalai Lama App’

Tibet Related News - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 15:28
Dharamshala: The Office of His Holiness the Dalai Lama has launced the new Dalai Lama App, available for download at Apple App Store. According to the OHHDL, the Dalai Lama App was launched to coincide with His Holiness’ arrival at … Continued

Chorig Kalon to Attend 3rd International Conference on Vinaya at Bylakuppe

Tibet Related News - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 14:30
Dharamshala: Kalon Karma Gelek Yuthok of Department of Religion and Culture, CTA left for Bylakuppe this morning to attend the inaugural ceremony of the 3rd International Conference on Vinaya on 16 December at Sera Jey Monastic University, Bylakuppe. The three … Continued

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Inaugurates Drepung Loseling Meditation and Science Centre

Tibet Related News - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 19:49
Mundgod: His Holiness the Dalai Lama inaugurated and consecrated the newly built Drepung Loseling meditation and science center this morning at Doeguling Tibetan settlement, Mundgod. Around 500 people including students, guests and staff of the new centre were present at … Continued

Speaker and Representative of OOT DC Inaugurates Commemorative Book on Liu Xiaobo

Tibet Related News - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 16:35
FLUSHING, New York: Speaker of Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile and Representative of Office of Tibet, Washington, DC inaugurated a book on Liu Xiaobo titled, Collected Writings in Commemoration of Liu Xiaobo and Dialogue on Liu Xiaobo’s Legacty in a brief ceremony held … Continued

Speaker of Tibetan Parliament Calls on US Congressmen Ted Yoho and Jim McGovern

Tibet Related News - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 15:32
Washington, DC: On the second day of his maiden visit to Washington DC, Speaker Khenpo Sonam Tenphel, Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile had an hour-long live interview with Voice of America Tibetan service in the morning of 13 December. Later Speaker along with … Continued

Photo Story: Lhakar in Doeguling Tibetan Settlement, Mundgod

Tibet Related News - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 03:24
By Tenzin Phende* It’s Lhakar once again. And this time I am in one of the largest Tibetan settlemens, Doeguling settlement in Mundgod on an assignment from Dharamshala to cover the ongoing teachings of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Even … Continued

China’s Decade Old Reincarnation Policy Cannot Replace Tibet’s Millennia Old Tradition: CTA Spokesperson

Tibet Related News - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 19:51
DHARAMSHALA: It has been a decade since China announced its infamous ‘Order no 5’ in 2007, decreeing that all the reincarnations or tulkus of Tibetan Buddhism must get government approval, explaining that anyone otherwise would be “illegal or invalid”. The … Continued

Speaker of Tibetan Parliament Calls on US Congress Members in DC

Tibet Related News - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 16:30
Washington, DC: After successfully concluding his second leg tour in New York City, Speaker of Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile arrives in DC for meeting with the leaders on the hill. Today, he called on Congressman Eliot Engel (D-NY), ranking member of House … Continued

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Gives Public Talk in Mundgod Tibetan Settlement

Tibet Related News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 20:51
Mundgod: His Holiness the Dalai Lama gave a public talk in Doeguling Tibetan Settlement in Mundgod on 12 December. Gaden Trisur Rizo Rinpoche, Settlement officer of Mundgod and Chief Representative of South Zone were present at the public talk. Addressing … Continued

Chorig Kalon Elected as Vice President of Governing Council, International Buddhist Confederation (IBC)

Tibet Related News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 18:26
New Delhi: Kalon Karma Gelek Yuthok of Department of Religion and Culture, CTA returned to Dharamsala after successfully concluding General Assembly Meeting of International Buddhist Confederation held in Delhi from 10 -11 December. Chief guest Shri Kiren Rijiju, the Minister … Continued

CTA President to Deliver ML Sondhi Memorial Lecture in Delhi

Tibet Related News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 18:03
DHARAMSHALA: President Dr Lobsang Sangay of the Central Tibetan Administration will deliver the M L Sondhi Memorial Lecture at New Delhi on 14 December. Dr Sangay will speak on the theme ‘Tibet holds the key to Beijing’. The memorial lecture … Continued

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Addresses Abbots and Buddhist Scholars at Drepung Lachi Monastery

Tibet Related News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 16:45
Mundgod: Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama who arrived here in Mundgod, Hubli on a week-long visit, was accorded a very warm welcome by Sharpa Choejey Rinpoche, the Abbots of Drepung Lachi and Drepung Loseling, and a representative … Continued

Representative Chonpel Tsering Visits Lithuania to Raise Awareness About Tibet

Tibet Related News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 15:06
LITHUANIA: The newly formed Provisional Group for Solidarity with Tibetans in the Lithuanian Parliament (Seimas) jointly with the Tibet Support Group in Lithuania observed Human Rights Day on Friday 8th December. A series of events were held throughout the day to … Continued

Workshop on Secular Ethics for School Teachers Underway at Sarah

Tibet Related News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 14:30
Dharamshala: The Department of Education, CTA in collaboration with Emory University and Library of Tibetan Works and Archives is organising a four-day workshop on Secular ethics for Tibetan school teachers in Dharamshala. The workshop is being held at Sarah College … Continued

Dalai Lama, My son: A Mothers story released in Russia on Nobel Peace Prize Day

Tibet Related News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 13:30
MOSCOW, Russia: On the occasion of 28th anniversary of conferement of world most prestigious “Nobel Peace Prize” on His Holiness the Dalai Lama, over 300 people gathered at the assembly hall of the Technological College in the city of Moscow, … Continued

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