Dharamshala, India — The day before His Holiness the Dalai Lama's 84th birthday, about 300 retired staff of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) and 200 members of their families offered prayers and an elaborate ritual for their spiritual leader's long life, at the Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, India, July 5, 2019.

Dharamshala, India — A group of 58 members of Iranian CEOs of small and medium sized enterprises who describe themselves as messengers of peace, met with His Holiness the Dalai Lama at his residence in Dharamshala this month to discuss about world peace, religious harmony and compassion. As His Holiness entered the room they greeted him with friendly applause.

Dharamshala, India — The spiritual leader of Tibet, His Holiness the Dalai Lama concluded his three-day teaching session at the Main Tibetan Temple in Dharamsala, HP, India on Sunday, May 12, 2019. The teachings on "The Furthest Everlasting Continuum" and "Three Principal Aspects of the Path" were offered at the request of Russian Buddhists.

Dharamshala, India — “The primary focus of ‘Three Principal Aspects of the Path’ is the view of emptiness," His Holiness the Dalai Lama told a crowd of thousands gathered at the main Tibetan Temple in Dharamshala, India, to hear his teachings on the importance of compassion, wholeheartedness and the ability to overcome afflictive emotions as the source of many of our troubles.

Dharamshala, India — The has invited exiled Tibetans around the world to contribute in Tenshug (long life offering) for His Holiness the Dalai Lama scheduled for May 2019. President of Central Tibetan Administration, Dr Lobsang Sangay made the official announcement during a press conference at Kashag Secretariat in Dharamshala, India, on March 18, 2019.

Dharamshala, India — “Now we’ve completed our reading of ‘Essence of the Middle Way’,” His Holiness the Dalai Lama declared on Friday as the reached the end. "I took this text with me to Bodhgaya hoping to give the transmission there, but I was unwell. I’m glad that our efforts here have now been fulfilled."