Bodhgaya, India — Turning to historical relations between Tibet and India in the 7th and 8th centuries, His Holiness the Dalai Lama said that despite close relations with China, emperors of Tibet chose to introduce Buddhism to Tibet directly from India and chose to develop a Tibetan written script modeled on the ancient Indian Devanagari alphabet.
Bodhgaya, India — Prayers alone will not achieve genuine world peace and harmony, therefore, there is a need to make an effort to reduce violence, states the Tibetan spiritual leader while addressing the audiences at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in the Bihar State of India, on January 14, 2020.
Dharamshala — “No government or country has done more for Tibetans than this great nation called Bharat,” said President Dr Lobsang Sangay. The President was speaking at the 60th anniversary of the All India Convention on Tibet held in Kolkata, the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal, on Thursday. December 26, 2019.
Dharamshala, India — Top Tibetan religious leaders gathered for the 14th Tibetan Religious Conference in Dharamshala, India this week have affirmed His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s sole authority in his reincarnation and illegitimises China’s meddling in religious affairs of Tibet. The Conference convened produced the special “Dharamsala Declaration” that backing the traditional history of the reincarnation of the Dalai Lama.
Dharamshala, India — Amidst growing calls for an end to China's interference in the Buddhist reincarnation system of Tibet, a top U.S. diplomat met His Holiness the Dalai Lama in a bid to send a strong message to China that the role of picking a successor to the Dalai Lama does not belong to anybody else, but the Tibetan Buddhist system alone.