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His Holiness the Dalai Lama Arrives in Mumbai

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 22:46
Mumbai: His Holiness the Dalai Lama arrived safely here at the JW Marriot Hotel, Sahar, Mumbai. Dietmar Kielnhofer, General Manager of JW Marriot, Sahar received His Holiness the Dalai Lama with flowers and grand reception. His Holiness will be giving … Continued

Erasing Tibetan Language and Culture is Impossible, says His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 21:48
Dharamshala: In an interview with Times of India last weekend, His Holiness the Dalai Lama derided China’s successive efforts to erase Tibetan language and culture as futile, calling it an “impossible” thing to do. “The Chinese have an ancient culture. … Continued

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Leaves for Mumbai, Mundgod, Bylakuppe and Bengaluru

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 16:47
Dharamshala: His Holiness the Dalai Lama left Dharamshala today for over 20-day visit to Mumbai, Mundgod, Bylakuppe and Bengaluru. In Mumbai, His Holiness will give teachings and talks at Vidyaloke Foundation from 8 – 10 December. He will visit Mundgod, … Continued

CTA President Lobbies for Stronger Congressional Support for Tibet in D.C

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 16:19
Washington DC: President Dr Lobsang Sangay of the Central Tibetan Administration arrived at Washington DC on 6 December and was warmly welcomed at the Dulles airport by Representative Ngodup Tsering, staff of the office of Tibet, representatives from the Tibetan … Continued

North America Representative Ngodup Tsering Begins High Level Engagements in D.C

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 03:35
Washington DC: After taking charge as the Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in North America on 28 November, Representative Ngodup Tsering is making rounds of Washington D.C. and meeting with all the relevant people including Tibet supporters, congressmen … Continued

Our Future Is Very Much in Our Hands: His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 23:35
Dharamshala: Tibetan spiritual leader, His Holiness The Dalai Lama wrote an op-ed in New York Times on Friday, 1 December 2017. In the article titled ‘Future is very much in our hands’, His Holiness begins with a crucial message that … Continued

Photo Story: Lhakar-Eat Tibetan, Drink Tibetan and Wear Tibetan

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 19:30
As the sun rose to a new day, I knew that today was different, special event, because every Wednesday I get to bask in the warm embrace of our Tibetan identity. It is a day where we foster the feeling … Continued

India best equipped to develop a sound education for global wellbeing: His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 22:52
Dharamshala: India is the only country with the potential to combine modern education with its thousand-year-old knowledge on workings of mind and emotions in the interest of developing a sound education for global well-being, His Holiness the Dalai Lama said … Continued

By Supporting Tibet Norway will Secure its Status as a Global Human Rights Leader  

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 15:35
  Op-ed by Dr Lobsang Sangay Last month, the President of United States made his maiden visit to China and as anticipated the visit was marked with much aplomb and a lavish reception. But Human rights in China and Tibet was … Continued

Speaker of Tibetan Parliament Departs for US Official Tour

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 20:20
Dharamshala: Speaker Khenpo Sonam Tenphel of Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile is scheduled to officially visit Washington, DC and other cities in US from 5 – 17 December. Tomorrow, Speaker will depart for Los Angeles from Delhi International Airport. The program commences at … Continued

Tibetans and Taiwanese Pray for Tibetan Self-immolator Tenga

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 19:56
TAIPEI, Taiwan: Addressing a prayer gathering here in Taipei, Representative Dawa Tsering, Office of Tibet, Taiwan expressed profound sadness over the death of Tenga, who carried out self-immolation protest against Chinese government on 26 November. Over 50 Tibetans and Taiwanese … Continued

China’s New Era of Global Leadership will Begin with Tibet as Reference Point

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 17:07
By Jamphel Shonu* October has been a busy month for China. The month began with Chinese authorities working overtime to tighten censorship ahead of the 19th national congress of the Chinese communist party, which began on 17 October. Text messages, … Continued

Trending This Week on Social Media: Two Nobel Laureates Meet in the Land of Ahimsa

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 20:47
By Tenzin Jigme, DIIR Social Media Journalist What did people buzz about this week? Who and what topics flooded our news feeds on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram this week? Social Media is not just a great medium of our conversation, but … Continued

CTA President Embarks on a Five-Day visit to United States

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 19:04
Dharamshala: The President of Central Tibetan Admistration Dr Lobsang Sangay left Dharamshala this afternoon for engagements in Delhi upon the completion of which he will embark on a five-day visit to Washington D.C and New York. On December 8 President … Continued

CTA Holds Prayer Service for Latest self-immolater Tenga

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 23:30
DHARAMSHALA: The Department of Religion and Culture, Central Tibetan Administration today held a prayer service for Tenga (63) who died after burning himself in protest against the Chinese government on 26 November in Kardze, eastern Tibet. The prayer service was … Continued

Ancient Indian Tradition Produced Great Thinkers Like Buddha and Gandhi: His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Dharamshala

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 20:29
Dharamshala: A Keynote speaker at the ‘Convention for Global Peace in the Path of Buddha and Gandhi’, His Holiness the Dalai Lama today said that time was ripe for modern India to revive its thousand-year-old trove of wisdom that produced … Continued

Deputy Speaker Attends All India Gandhian Constructive Workers’ Conference in Delhi

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 20:08
New Delhi: On the invitation of the Harijan Sevak Sangh, Deputy Speaker Acharya Yeshi Phuntsok of Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile attended the All India Gandhian Constructive Workers’ Conference at Gandhi Ashram, Delhi from 25 – 26 November. Deputy speaker who was the … Continued

His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Former US President Barack Obama meet in Delhi, call for action for World Peace

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 18:50
New Delhi: His Holiness the Dalai Lama today met with former US President Barack Obama in New Delhi. The meeting of the two Nobel laureates, which is sixth in series, took place at the ITC Maurya this morning. Responding to … Continued

Training Champions of Dialogue as Middle Way Approach Advocates

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 17:00
  DHARAMSHALA: A two-day training for trainers workshop has begun at Nyatri hall for 17 personnels from Department of Information and International Relations (DIIR), Central Tibetan Administration. The inaugural session of the workshop was attended by DIIR Secretaries Sonam Norbu Dagpo … Continued

Drikung Kyabgon Rinpoche Presents Traditional Tibetan Painting to President of India

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 16:03
New Delhi: Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang Rinpoche, the head of Drikung Kagyu lineage along with an interfaith delegation greeted the Honourable President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Monday. In the rare meeting, Drikung Kyabgon Rinpoche … Continued