Washington DC — A bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced a bill in the U.S. Congress on September 24, 2019 that could establish as U.S. policy that the succession or reincarnation of Tibetan Buddhist leaders, including a future 15th Dalai Lama, is an exclusively religious matter that should be made solely by the Tibetan Buddhist community, without interference from the officials of the Chinese communist regime.
Mathura, UP— “Central to ancient Indian tradition was the practice of ‘ahimsa’, non-violent conduct, motivated by ‘karuna’, compassion, notions that remain relevant today, not only in India, but in the whole world," His Holiness the Dalai Lama said, addressing the gathering at Sri Udasin Karshni Ashram in Mathura, UP, India on September 22, 2019.
Dharamshala — A U.S. Congressional delegation traveled to Dharamshala, India to meet with His Holiness the Dalai Lama Saturday in an effort to build our friendship and partnership and to draw attention to the human rights situation in Tibet.
Dharamshala, India — Spiritual leader of Tibet, His Holiness the Dalai Lama who turned 84, on on Saturday, July 6, 2019, left wellwishers across the world delighted on his birthday, as the Nobel Peace laureate released a thank you note to all his devotees, saying that he hopes to celebrate many more birthdays to come.
Dharamshala, India — “India has great potential to bring about a more peaceful world," His Holiness the Dalai Lama said, adding: "I’m convinced that a combination of ‘ahimsa’ and the insights of quantum physics can contribute to a more peaceful world."
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 — In a recent interview between His Holiness the Dalai Lama and the BBC, the spiritual leader of Tibet made some remarks which have made some people uncomfortable.
Ulaan Baatar, Mongolia – The 11th Asian Buddhist Conference for Peace (ABCP) held at Ulaan Baatar, Mongolia, witnessed the participation of a strong Tibetan Buddhist Delegation with representation from other major Buddhist traditions including Jonang and Bon traditions.
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 hailed Taiwan’s robust democracy in which, he observed, “the law protects and defends human rights.”
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.