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Tag: Dalai Lama

PM-CARES Fund: Dalai Lama Extends Support To Indian Government For Coronavirus Fight

Dharamsala (HP): The Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama has extended support to the Indian government for its effort for Coronavirus fight. The spiritual leader also has donated from his trust to the PM-CARES Fund, created to enable people to contribute to the government’s containment and relief measures against the COVID-19 outbreak. His staff members too […]

Why This Hurry To Discuss My Reincarnation, Asks Dalai Lama

Dharamshala: Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama on Friday played down the debate over his successor, saying it was too early to discuss it. All of you discussed a lot about my reincarnation. I am 84 or 85 years old and I am quite well. So why are you in a hurry about my reincarnation? he […]

US Hits Out At China Over The Dalai Lama, Praises India

Washington: As China protested the meeting between a senior US diplomat and the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala in India, Washington emphasized on the “enduring US support for the Tibetan people” and praised India’s “extraordinary generosity” in supporting the Tibetans’ religious freedom. US Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback met the Dalai Lama […]

China Says Its Approval Is 'Must' For Choosing Dalai Lama's Successor

Beijing: China on Tuesday said its approval is must for choosing the successor to Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, rejecting the US’ assertion that the next-in-line to Tibet’s exiled leader will be selected by the Tibetan people themselves and not by Beijing. US Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback, who met […]

Dalai Lama Supports Global Climate Strike

Dharamsala: Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Friday supported the global climate strike, saying the younger generation is being very realistic about the future. “It’s quite right that students and today’s younger generation should have serious concerns about the climate crisis and its effect on the environment,” the Nobel Peace laureate tweeted. “They are […]

Dalai Lama Selection: US Lawmakers For Sanctions Against China

Dharamsala: Reaffirming Washington’s continued support to the Tibetan cause, US lawmakers want sanctions against China for interfering with the selection of a new Dalai Lama. Also, they favoured establishing a diplomatic office in Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, to monitor the brutal tactics of the Chinese government towards religion, culture and language. The current Dalai […]

Dalai Lama Wishes Long, Healthy Life Of Modi

Dharamsala: Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Tuesday wished a long and healthy life to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 69th birthday. In a letter, the spiritual leader wrote: “As a long time guest of India, and as someone who cares deeply about this country, I congratulate you on the growing confidence […]

Will myself decide on my successor: Dalai Lama

Dharamsala: Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, respected by millions as a living god, who has been caught in a controversy over his recent joke that his successor a female Dalai Lama would have to be “more attractive”, has clarified that his reincarnation is to be decided by him. The Buddhist monk had apologized for […]

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"Next Dalai Lama must be chosen within China; India should not intervene": Chinese authorities

Lhasa/ Beijing: The successor of the Dalai Lama has to be decided within China and any interference by India on the issue will impact bilateral ties, Chinese authorities have said. In first clear assertion on the sensitive issue, senior Chinese officials and experts said the reincarnation of the Dalai Lama must be approved by the […]

Prayers mark the Dalai Lama's 84th birthday

Dharamsala: Donning traditional dresses, hundreds of Tibetans on Saturday joined the 84th birthday celebrations of their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama at the main temple Tsuglakhang here. The Dalai Lama, revered by the Tibetans as a “living god”, attended the prayers and blessed the gathering, which also included Lobsang Sangay, Prime Minister of the Tibetan-government-in-exile. […]

Cyclone Fani: Help pours in from all quarters for Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Following the declaration of Rs 1000 crore additional assistance to the cyclone Fani affected Odisha by the Centre on Monday, the State has now got helping hands from spiritual leaders, politicians, celebrities to cricketers. The ‘extremely severe cyclone’ Fani, which made landfall in Puri district of Odisha on May 3, caused unprecedented havoc in […]

Dalai Lama, Patnaik, Pradhan donate for Odisha cyclone victims

Bhubaneswar: Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan have come forward with donations for people affected by cyclone ‘Fani’, which caused widespread destruction in the state and claimed at least 35 lives. “As a mark of solidarity with the people of Odisha, I am donating Rs […]

Tibet's GDP rose 191% since Dalai Lama fled: China

Beijing: Tibet’s 2018 GDP has reached $22 billion — about 191 times more than the 1959 figure calculated at comparable prices, said a white paper released on Wednesday by China. The Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama had fled the country in 1959. And in the next 60 years the hard work of the people of Tibet […]

Inability to tackle emotions creates problems: Dalai Lama

New Delhi: Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama said on Saturday there are problems in the world as humans are not able to deal with their emotions. He also said education needs to impart modern knowledge to children as well as the ability to deal with their emotions. Dalai Lama made the remarks when Delhi Deputy […]

Dalai Lama embraces trooper who escorted him in 1959

Dharamsala: Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama got emotional on Saturday as he embraced one of the five Assam Rifles troopers, Naren Chandra Das, who escorted him in India after his escape from Tibet. In 1959, as a young trooper Das, now 80, escorted the Dalai Lama, now 82, on his arrival in Arunachal Pradesh. Dalai […]

Nitish calls on Dalai Lama at Bodh Gaya

Gaya: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today called on Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama at Bodh Gaya near here and also released a book with him. The Dalai Lama, who has been at Bodh Gaya since January 2, received the Chief Minister at the Kalachakra Maidan and presented him with a picture of the […]

Build compassion in the society : Dalai Lama

Bhubaneswar: Tibetan spiritual leader and Nobel laureate the Dalai Lama was honoured with the 10th KISS Humanitarian Award at a special function held at the Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) here today. Addressing the gathering, the Dalai Lama called upon the students to work hard with self-confidence to get success in life. “You are […]

Odisha CM has won people’s trust, respect: Dalai Lama

Bhubaneswar: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik has won people’s trust and respect and has been one of the longest serving chief ministers which makes him admirable, said Tibetan spiritual leader, Dalai Lama today. The 82-year-old Buddhist monk who arrived in Odisha on Monday on a two-day tour met Naveen at his residence. “Unlike the Zimbabwean leader […]

Dalai Lama to visit Odisha tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: The Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama will be visiting Odisha on a two-day tour and is scheduled to hold talks with Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik tomorrow. The visit assumes significance as the 82 year old Tibetan leader is also slated to visit Chandragiri in Odisha’s Gajapati district. The Tibetan leader is now on a […]

Dalai Lama coming to Manipur for global peace conference

Imphal: The Dalai Lama is to visit Imphal, the capital of Manipur, on October 17 to participate in an international peace conference. This was disclosed on Saturday by Yumnam Khemchand, the Speaker of the Manipur Legislative Assembly during a brief public function. Khemchand said that the Tibetan spiritual leader will grace a peace conference on […]

Dalai Lama decries terrorism, urges inter-faith harmony

Florence: People who stage acts of terrorism cannot claim to be religious, Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, said on Tuesday, underlining that members of different faiths can live in peace. “Often we see the term terrorism used alongside the name of a faith, for example Muslim terrorist, Buddhist terrorist,” he said in an address […]

Dalai Lama to celebrate 82nd birthday in Leh

Dharamsala: Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama will celebrate his 82nd birthday next month with the people of Leh in Jammu and Kashmir, an aide said on Tuesday. “His Holiness will hold long-life offering ceremony in Leh on his birthday on July 6. He will also deliver teachings that day,” an official at the Dalai […]

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Dalai Lama cannot change rituals to appoint successor: China

Beijing: China on Friday said the Dalai Lama has no right to change the rituals and processes, set by the Chinese government, for appointing his successor. Reacting to the Tibetan spiritual leader’s remarks that his incarnation cannot be born in a place where “there is no freedom”, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said at […]

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''Chinese Communist Party officials funding the Dalai Lama''

Beijing: China’s ruling Communist party for the first time has publicly said some of its officials were funding the Dalai Lama by donating money to the 81-year-old exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, undermining the fight against “separatist” forces. A senior discipline inspection official has “lambasted some party officials for allegedly donating money to the 14th Dalai […]

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China lodges protest with India over Dalai Lama visit

Beijing: Diplomatic tensions visibly escalated over the Dalai Lama’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh, as China on Wednesday lodged a protest with India and said that by ignoring Beijing’s concerns over the issue New Delhi has caused “serious damage” to bilateral ties. As the Tibetan spiritual leader entered Bomdila in Arunachal Pradesh to proceed to Tawang […]

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China warns Obama over meeting with Dalai Lama

China has warned that "positive trends" in its relations with the US will be reversed if President Barack Obama meets the Tibetan leader the Dalai Lama

Raising a toast in the Dalai Lama's abode

Bollywood stars and cricket icons have something in common - a pub in this uphill picturesque Himachal Pradesh town that has already gained prominence for attracting a steady stream of Tibet enthusiasts, Buddhist scholars, backpackers and even Hollywood stars like Richard Gere