Geneva, Switzerland —The 25-minute documentary titled "“Leaving Fear Behind” has not only presented the real situation in Tibet, but also has become the proof of the plight of the Tibetans in Tibet at a global stage," the President of the Central Tibetan Administration Dr Lobsang Sangay said during his meeting with Tibetan filmmaker and activist Dhondup Wangchen in New York City, on June 17, 2018.

London — The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Tibet hosted a roundtable discussion on the issue of access to Tibet on May 9, 2018 led by Matteo Mecacci, President of the International Campaign for Tibet (ICT), who presented a new ICT report to the group.

Washington, DC — 'Tibetan issue currently involves the Chinese and Tibetan communities going in different directions and that it is vital to bridge the gap between the two,' the Chinese liaison officer in the Office of Tibet in Washington, DC, told students and faculty of University of Rochester, where students engaged in conversation and asked questions about the issue of Tibet.

Dharamshala, India — President Dr Lobsang Sangay strongly urged his compatriots to strengthen efforts to make the return of His Holiness the Dalai Lama to his native land a reality.

Dharamshala — 'The issue of Tibet is multifaceted and can be interpreted in many different ways. However, to understand the status of Tibet, one has to understand Tibet's culture, religion, wisdom and the political reality of Tibet and its people,' former Kalon Tripa Prof Samdhong Rinpoche told over 185 participants from 21 countries, attending at a forum on Tibet, titled "Five-Fifty Forum" held at Hotel Pavilion of Dharamshala, India Thursday.

Bengaluru, India —The five-day meeting of the 48th Working Committee Meeting of Tibetan Youth Congress began on Tuesday in Koramangala, Bengaluru, the capital of India's southern Karnataka state, to discuss strategies about various political campaigns to be conducted for Tibet's Independence movement.

Berlin, Germany, March 10, 2017 — Today cities, municipalities and districts throughout Germany show their solidarity with Tibetans in Tibet. Hundreds of them are raising the Tibetan flag on their town halls and public buildings, thereby showing their support for human rights in Tibet.

London — "In the course of next fifty years, China's political and civil society will definitely change and we can gain our basic freedom," Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay said while addressing Tibetan community in London, the capital city of the United Kingdom.

Dharamshala — Thousands of Tibetans worldwide voted Sunday (October 18) for Sikyong of the 15th Kashag (Cabinet) and members of the 16th Tibetan Parliament in Exile. General elections are held at least every five years.

Riga, Latvia — 'Everyone wants happiness and no one wants suffering, since anxiety and fear are at the root of suffering, what we really need to achieve is peace of mind,' His Holiness the Dalai lama said, while citing scientists have found evidence that basic human nature is compassionate."

Dharamshala, India — Explaining the whole Buddhist world is follower of one of the Indian tradition, the spiritual leader of Tibet, His Holiness the Dalai Lama Saturday said the ancient Indian knowledge helps to tackle negative emotions and could help to contribute to world peace.

New Delhi, India— The Body, Mind and Life Foundation organized a two-day conference on treatments of mental disorder in India Habit Centre in New Delhi held April 2-3, 2018.

Jammu, J&K, India — Explaining the importance of needs, to be 21st century Buddhists, His Holiness the Dalai Lama asked a group of devotees from Ladakh and Zanskar to study what the Buddha taught, saying: "Recitation of mantras and prayers is not enough".

Dharamshala — “What we’re trying to do here is to educate people, to show them that the real way we’re going to become happy individuals, living in happy families and communities is to become more warm-hearted towards each other. We need more loving kindness," His Holiness the Dalai Lama said as the Mind & Life conference commenced for its third and fourth sessions on March 14 and 15.

Dharamshala — His Holiness the Dalai Lama hosted more than 300 participants who flocked to the Main Temple in Mcleod Ganj for the opening of the Mind and Life Conference on March 12.

Dharamshala, India The spiritual leader of Tibet, His Holiness the Dalai Lama Monday inaugurated the 33rd ‘Mind and Life’ conference entitled “Reimagining Human Flourishing,” in India's Himalayan town of Dharamshala, on March 12, 2018.

Mundgod — Over three thousand monks, nuns, school children, and friends gathered in the Loseling Assembly Hall of Drepung Loseling Monastery in Mundgod, South India on December 18th for the first day of the International Emory Tibet Symposium on Buddhism and Science.

Kyoto, Japan 11 April 2014 - A two day dialogue focused on the theme 'Mapping the Mind' was opened by His Holiness the Dalai Lama who explained that this was about taking on the whole system of mind and emotions.

Surat, Gujarat: - “Without technology humanity has no future, but we have to be careful that we don’t become so mechanised that we lose our human feelings,” His Holiness the Dalai Lama said at an event in Surat, Gujarat, India, on January 1, 2015.

New Delhi: - The spiritual leader of Tibet His Holiness the Dalai Lama said 'Technology makes our life easier and brings people closer together, but we must use it constructively.'

Dharamshala: Technology giant Apple became the latest to succumb to China's tactics, censoring their own services in the country.

Diskit, Ladakh, J&K, India — His Holiness the Dalai Lama met with members of the Muslim communities of Turtuk, Bogdang and Nubra in Diskit, Nubra Valley, J&K, India on July 13, 2018, recalling the excellent relations that had persisted between Tibetans and the Muslims who had settled in Lhasa during the time of the Fifth Dalai Lama.

New Delhi, India — The spiritual leader of Tibet, His Holiness the 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.

The Nobel Peace laureate made the remarks when Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia met him on Saturday to apprise him of the “Happiness Curriculum”. The Tibetan spiritual leader also said India is the only country in the world that can bring together modern knowledge, technology and ancient knowledge of understanding the mind.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama will launch the “Happiness Curriculum” for government-run schools in the capital on July 2. The curriculum, for students from nursery to Class 8, will promote activity-based learning and will seek to develop children into happier, and more confident individuals.

Sisodia, who also handles the education portfolio, said in a series of tweets that he thanked His Holiness the Dalai Lama for accepting the invitation and shared with him the work done by his department. “Had the honour of meeting Dalai Lama today. Went to thank him for accepting our invitation to launch the ‘Happiness Curriculum’ in Delhi government schools.”

“Shared with him all the work we have done in developing the ‘Happiness Curriculum’ and how we feel this can have a transformative impact on our society, Sisodia said, adding: “Dalai Lama shared that he felt that teacher training was at the heart of our Education system and was happy to know of our initiative.”

“He rightly said that India is the only country in the world that can bring together modern knowledge, technology and ancient knowledge of understanding the mind,” the Minister said. He hoped the Delhi government can play a small part in bringing to life vision of Dalai Lama through the “Happiness Curriculum”.

The Governor of Sikkim, Srinivas Patil along with the first lady Rajani Devi also met the spiritual leader of Tibet, His Holiness the Dalai Lama in New Delhi Friday, June 29, 2018. The couple received blessings from the holiness and exchanged greetings. Meanwhile, they also offered a traditional Buddhist scarf called “Khadas” to the Nobel Peace laureate wishing him good health.

Dharamshala, India — A group of Buddhist monks from Thailand assembled before His Holiness the Dalai Lama at his official residence on Saturday to receive his blessing, before heading out on a march for world peace, from Dharamshala to Leh City in northern India’s Jammu and Kashmir state.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama conducting preliminary procedures for an empowerment in Bodhgaya, Bihar State of India on January 23, 2018. Photo: Lobsang Tsering

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Bodhgaya, Bihar, India — China has a special connection with Manjushri, and Wu Tai Shan—the Five Peaked Mountain is the sacred place associated with him,” His Holiness the Dalai Lama Tuesday told thousands of devotees in Bodhgaya, specially Buddhists from China, adding: “Meanwhile, I pray that one day I may visit Wu Tai Shan to receive Manjushri’s blessings—and you can pray for that too. To make your having come to Bodhgaya worthwhile, try to develop an understanding of emptiness and cultivate a good heart.”

His Holiness the Dalai Lama addressing the audience at the 2nd National Teachers' Congress Inaugural Ceremony at the campus of MAEER MIT World Peace University in Pune, Maharashtra, India on January 10, 2018. Photo: Lobsang Tsering

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Pune, Maharashtra, India — '21st century should imbibe peace, dialogue, disarmament and oneness of humanity. In order to create peaceful century, first we need to promote compassionate mind through education,' His Holiness the Dalai Lama told 5000 plus teachers of post graduate and undergraduate colleges of all disciplines from India and 1000 teachers of Indian origin serving globally, attending the 2nd National Teachers' Congress held in Pune of Maharashtra State, India, on January 10, 2018.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama during the Golden Jubilee celebration of Central Institute of Higher Tibetan Studies in Sarnath, Varanasi, India on January 1, 2018. Photo: OHHDL

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Both Gaya, India — The spiritual leader of Tibet, His Holiness the Dalai Lama extended New Year greetings for 2018 while on a tour to the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh to take part in the Golden Jubilee celebration of Central Institute of Higher Tibetan Studies in Sarnath, Varanasi, India on January 1, 2018.


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Bylakuppe, India — “Suffering is rooted in ignorance and the Buddha taught emptiness to eliminate ignorance. All the Buddha’s teachings flow from understanding dependent arising, which is not easy to achieve," His Holiness the Dalai Lama told a gathered crowd of a reported 8,000 in Bylakuppe, Karnataka State, South India.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama speaking at the inauguration of the new debate yard at Jangchub Choeling Nunnery in Mundgod, Karnataka, India on December 15, 2017. Photo: Lobbing Tsering

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Mundgod, Karnataka, India - "The Buddha allowed both men and women to take full ordination, and yet for a variety of reasons the Bhikshuni Sangha was not established in Tibet," His Holiness the Dalai Lama said, adding: "Changing that is not something I can decide by myself. It requires a consensus of the Sangha. However, I have been able to encourage more people to study."

Mumbai — "We make friends on the basis of trust, which comes about as a result of affection and concern for others. We can't buy trust or acquire it by use of force," His Holiness the Dalai Lama told a group of 350 young people at the Mumbai, Maharashtra based "Somaiya Vidyavihar", whose motto is 'Knowledge Alone Liberates'.

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