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His Holiness the Dalai Lama to conduct Bodhichitta ceremony on Saka Dawa full moon

Tibet Related News - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 14:17

Every year during the auspicious full moon day of Saka Dawa month, a public Ceremony for Eight Mahayana Precepts (Vows) is done here at Thekchen Choeling Temple, McLeod Ganj. So this year His Holiness the Dalai Lama will be doing … Continued

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Home department distributes 77 lakh in food security and stipend for 1414 destitute elders and infirm youth

Tibet Related News - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 13:57

Dharamshala: The Department of Home, CTA distributes COVID-19 Emergency food security ration, relief of INR 77,29,061 (Seventy-seven lakh twenty-nine thousand & sixty one only) to 1414 destitute elders & infirm youth under the Poverty Alleviation scheme in India and Bhutan. … Continued

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Virtual Interactive Gratitude Series Dedicated to His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Tibet Related News - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 00:48

Geneva: Tibet Bureau Geneva will be hosting a live interactive discussion with the Director of the Dharamshala based Library of Tibetan Works and Archives Geshe Lhakdor on Sunday 7 June 2020 at between 7:00 to 8:00 pm (IST); 3.30 to … Continued

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China will claim ownership of all, except for Wuhan-originated COVID-19 pandemic, says CTA President

Tibet Related News - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 22:31

Dharamshala: CTA President Dr Lobsang Sangay was invited at India Today to speak on a range of issues from the India-China border conflict at Ladakh, the incendiary statements from former Indian diplomat P. Stobdan and the support for the passage … Continued

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CTA chalks out safety guidelines for schools to ensure social distancing when they reopen

Tibet Related News - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 20:45

Dharamshala: Months ahead of the expected re-opening of schools around India, the Kashag formulates safety guidelines to be implemented in all Tibetan schools to ensure best safety practices when the schools re-open. Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay today said that as … Continued

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DOE releases monetary support for students stranded in residential schools

Tibet Related News - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 20:41

Dharamshala: The Department of Education (DOE), Central Tibetan Administration has released an amount Rs.1,848,000 to support 924 students who are stranded in 19 Tibetan residential schools across India due to the nationwide lockdown beginning mid-March as a precautionary measure to … Continued

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Last batch of stranded Baroda students safely reaches Odisha and Dehradun

Tibet Related News - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 19:23

Dharamshala: With the safe arrival of 2 girls in Odisha and 4 students at Gaura Mafi, Dehradun, the homecoming of the 93 Vadodara Tibetan students to their respective hometown’s mission is successfully accomplished. The students amidst the pandemic fear and … Continued

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P Stobdan’s remarks and language towards His Holiness is shocking and outrageous: CTA President

Tibet Related News - Mon, 06/01/2020 - 21:30

Dharamshala: Appalled by the shocking remarks made by former diplomat P Stobdan on His Holiness the Dalai Lama in a recent TV interview, President Dr Lobsang Sangay of CTA today issued a statement condemning the remarks. “Personally, it was shocking for … Continued

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Curfew relaxed in Himachal Pradesh from 6am to 8pm

Tibet Related News - Mon, 06/01/2020 - 19:54

Dharamshala: Himachal Government today announced a relaxation in the curfew imposed in the wake of the rapid spread of COVID-19 in the country. Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur of H.P declared the curfew relaxation from 6 am to 8 pm … Continued

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama concludes second virtual teaching amidst COVID-19

Tibet Related News - Sun, 05/31/2020 - 03:41

Dharamshala: People all over the world were able to watch as His Holiness the Dalai Lama performed preparatory rituals for an Avalokiteshvara empowerment for almost three-quarters of an hour this morning. While His Holiness remained seated at his residence, what … Continued

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18 Tibetans under quarantine at Shugsep test negative for COVID-19

Tibet Related News - Sun, 05/31/2020 - 02:38

Dharamshala: The first batch of 18 Tibetan returnees’ undergoing quarantine at Shugsep facility at Dharamshala tested negative on 29 May 2020. Through the Kangra district health department, COVID tests for the Tibetans under quarantine was made possible. Shugsep centre located … Continued

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Caring for the elderly during COVID-19

Tibet Related News - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 19:08

Dharamshala: The challenges of the Wuhan-originated COVID-19 pandemic have threatened millions of lives worldwide and affected various social, political and economic sectors. Amidst this catastrophe, the community that remains most susceptible to COVID-19 are the elderlies who are already suffering … Continued

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama bestows Avalokiteshvara Empowerment, says the initiation is to promote compassion

Tibet Related News - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 03:40

Dharamshala: After a brief break from the last teaching on tackling negative emotions, the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama began two-day live conferment on the Avalokiteshvara Empowerment, a practice focused on compassion. It is the beginning of … Continued

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Dr. Rajnarain Rai, an ardent Tibet supporter passes away

Tibet Related News - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 02:07

Dharamshala: Dr Rajnarain Rai, President of India Tibet Friendship Society, Muzaffarpur, Bihar passed away today in the early morning. He was 94 years old. Dr Rai was an ardent supporter of the Tibetan freedom struggle who had always stood up … Continued

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COVID-19 briefing reviews response measures undertaken by CTA

Tibet Related News - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 21:08

Dharamshala: The weekly COVID-19 press briefing updating the situation among Tibetans in India, Nepal and Bhutan was held yesterday. Presided over by Sikyong and joined by Education Kalon, Home Secretary. Education Kalon briefed about the undertakings of the department and … Continued

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9th press briefing by CTA COVID-19 Task Force: Fresh GOI Guidelines on Domestic and International Travels

Tibet Related News - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 17:09

Dharamshala: The CTA’s task force on Wuhan-originated COVID-19 on Friday announced new quarantine guidelines issued by the Government of India for domestic and international travellers. A day ahead of the resumption of flight services amid the COVID-19 lockdown, the Ministry of Health … Continued

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Top COVID-19 questions answered: An exclusive interview with CTA’s Department of Health

Tibet Related News - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 19:46

Dharamshala: In an exclusive interview with Tibet News Bureau’s host Tenzin Wangchuk earlier Tuesday, CTA’s Department of Health answered some pressing COVID-19 questions and spoke in detail the situation of COVID-19 in the Tibetan community and how the precautionary measures … Continued

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Tibetan Buddhist scholar in meditative Thukdam state after 20 days of clinical death

Tibet Related News - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 03:24

Dharamshala: A Tibetan Buddhist scholar from Gaden Jangtse Phara Khangtsen in Mundgod Tibetan settlement has reportedly remained in the state of Thukdam for more than 20 days now. He was declared clinically dead on 5 May morning. Read the original report … Continued

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Sikyong advises uniform swab testing across quarantine centres to ensure early detection

Tibet Related News - Wed, 05/27/2020 - 00:56

Dharamshala: Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay and Health Kalon Choekyong Wangchuk chaired the routine briefing of the CTA Wuhan-COVID-19 Emergency Relief Committee to review the latest status and measures underway in tackling the COVID-19 situation in Tibetan settlements in India, Nepal and … Continued

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Delhi Settlement Office sends home 390 Tibetans stranded in the Red Zone

Tibet Related News - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 21:22

Dharamshala: 390 Tibetans stranded in Delhi due to the lockdown have finally left for their homes thanks to the excellent support and guidance issued by the Delhi Samyeling Tibetan Settlement Office. Another 151 are waiting for their passes and other … Continued

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