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His Holiness the Dalai Lama addresses a group of Mongolian

Mon, 09/30/2019 - 16:44

Dharamshala: His Holiness the Dalai Lama addressed a group of Mongolian at his residence on 27 September 2019. His Holiness the Dalai Lama noted that Tibetans and Mongolians can study the major texts of Buddhism including Pramanavartika or Commentary on … Continued

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New York Tibetan Community observes International Year of Je-Tsongkhapa

Mon, 09/30/2019 - 15:02

New York: A Three-day Monlam was held in the memory of 600th Death anniversary of Je Tsongkhapa at New York. Gaden Tripa Kyabje Jetsun Lobsang Tenzin Palsangpo, Sharpa Choeje Rinpoche and Jangpa Choje Rinpoche attended the Monlam and delivered empowerment and … Continued

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Department of Health organises Sowa-Rigpa and Allopathy Integration meeting

Sun, 09/29/2019 - 19:55

Dharamshala: CTA’s Department of Health organised Sowa-Rigpa and Allopathy Integration Meeting themed “Objectives behind Integration” on 27 September. Tibetan health professionals from the Department of Health, Delek Hospital and Mentseekhang discussed the overall scopes of a collaboration of Sowa-Rigpa and … Continued

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Eighth Day of the 8th Session of the 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile

Sat, 09/28/2019 - 20:25

  Dharamshala: Chaired by Speaker Pema Jungney, the eighth day of the ongoing general session of the 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile began with legislative procedure-Third reading and adoption. Legislative amendments regarding medical facilities on  Article 7 clause (iv) subclause (E) (F) of ‘The Rules and … Continued

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Chorig Kalon to attend Long Life offering ceremony to H.H Sakya Trichen

Sat, 09/28/2019 - 15:21

Dharamshala: Kalon Ven. Karma Gelek Yuthok of Department of Religion and Culture, CTA left for Rajpur, Dehradun this moring with Secretary Mr Tenzin Lungtok to attend Long life offering ceremony to Sakya Gongma Kyabgon Trichen Rinpoche to be held on … Continued

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Seventh Day of the Ongoing General Session of the 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile

Sat, 09/28/2019 - 14:22

Dharamshala: Chaired by Speaker Pema Jungney, the seventh-day of the eighth session of the 16th Tibetan parliament commenced with the continuation of debate on the report of the Department of Education. Following the list of business, Kalon Phagpa Tsering Labrang … Continued

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Questioning the true nature of 70 years of progress in Tibet

Sat, 09/28/2019 - 13:43

Dharamshala: An official state news daily of the Chinese Communist Party carried out a report titled Tibet: 70 years of progress in transport, boasting “significant progress in transport over the past 70 years”. A similar report in China Daily on … Continued

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama condoles demise of former French President Jacques Chirac

Fri, 09/27/2019 - 22:00

Dharamshala: In a letter to Madame Bernadette Chirac offering his condolences on the death of her husband former French President Jacques Chirac, His Holiness the Dalai Lama wrote: “I had the privilege of knowing Monsieur Chirac ever since he was elected … Continued

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Ven Acharya Yeshi Phuntsok awarded prestigious Dr Shyamaprasad Mookerjee National Excellency Award for Outstanding Public Leadership

Fri, 09/27/2019 - 14:18

Delhi: Deputy Speaker of Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile, Acharya Yeshi Phuntsok was awarded the prestigious ‘Dr. Shyamaprasad Mookerjee National Excellency Award for Outstanding Public Leadership’ by Chanakya Foundation, a non-governmental organisation in Delhi this Thursday. The ceremony took place at the Constitutional … Continued

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Sixth Day of the Ongoing General Session of the 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile

Fri, 09/27/2019 - 14:00

Dharamshala: Chaired by Speaker Pema Jungney, the sixth-day of the eighth session of the 16th Tibetan parliament commenced with the continuation of debate on précis 2018-19 annual report of Department of Education and review of the detailed annual report by … Continued

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama returns to a rousing welcome in Dharamshala

Thu, 09/26/2019 - 21:00

Dharamshala: His Holiness the Dalai Lama was accorded a rousing welcome at Dharamshala where he arrived late this afternoon from his weeklong Delhi visit. Due to inclement weather, His Holiness flew from Delhi to Amritsar and travelled via road to … Continued

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Shimla Chief Representative calls on new Governor of Himachal Pradesh

Thu, 09/26/2019 - 16:41

Shimla: On behalf of the Central Tibetan Administration, the Chief Representative of Shimla Tenzin Norbu called on the new Governor of Himachal Pradesh, Shri Bandaru Dattatreya at his office on 25 September. Settlement Officer was accompanied by executive members of … Continued

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Why Tibetans are embracing Global Climate Strike

Thu, 09/26/2019 - 15:45

Tibetans calling for global attention as the Tibetan Plateau faces a rise in temperature thrice the global average By Tempa Gyaltsen Zamlha, Research Fellow, Tibet Policy Institute, Read original article here. The weeklong climate strike being observed across 150 countries … Continued

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Fifth Day of the 8th Session of the 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile

Thu, 09/26/2019 - 15:33

Dharamshala: Chaired by Speaker Pema Jungney, the fifth day of the eighth Session of 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile commenced with the continuation of the presentation of the précis 2018-19 annual report of the Department of Education by Kalon Dr Pema Yangchen. … Continued

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Global Inter-faith Symposium with His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Wed, 09/25/2019 - 21:28

New Delhi: After successfully concluding Mathura’s visit, His Holiness the Dalai Lama continues final leg of his week-long Delhi visit by attending the global inter-faith symposium held at Harijan Sevak Sangh Gandhi Ashram today. Religious leaders of different faiths were gathered … Continued

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Press Release: New Bipartisan Legislation in the U.S. Congress Condemns China’s Interference in Tibet’s Religion and Celebrates Tibetan Democracy-in-Exile

Wed, 09/25/2019 - 20:17

Press Release: The world in recent times has witnessed China’s attempts to derail democracy or even a semblance of it across its empire. Even the lip-service to words like ‘liberty’ and ‘freedom’ is out the window with the Communist Party … Continued

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Bipartisan Coalition Introduces Legislation to Address Emerging Challenges Facing Tibetans

Wed, 09/25/2019 - 16:19

24 September 2019 Washington: U.S. Representative James P. McGovern (D-MA) and U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), the Chair and Cochair respectively of the bipartisan and bicameral Congressional-Executive Commission on China(CECC), introduced legislation (H.R. 4331 / S. 2539) that will update … Continued

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US envoy for religious freedom slams China for waging war on religion

Wed, 09/25/2019 - 04:34

Dharamshala: U.S. Ambassador-At-Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback condemned China’s escalating, systematic and state-sanctioned suppression of religious freedom, calling it a “war on faith.” “They are conducting a war on faith. It’s a war that they will not win,” … Continued

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Fourth Day of the 8th Session of 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile

Wed, 09/25/2019 - 04:32

Dharamshala: Chaired by Speaker Pema Jungney, the fourth day of the ongoing general session of the 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile began with legislative procedure-first reading and second reading of six different legislative amendments. Parliamentarian Ven. Tenpa Yarphel introduced the legislative amendment … Continued

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China’s white paper on human rights; a blatant farce

Tue, 09/24/2019 - 21:33

By T.G. Arya* The State Council Information Office of the People’s Republic of China has, on 22 September, issued a white paper on the progress China had made on human rights issues in the last 70 years. The white paper … Continued

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