Dharamshala, India – Spiritual leader of Tibet, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama released a statement on the 75th anniversary of the Hiroshima atomic bombing, calling for recognition of the oneness of humanity and action to construct a more peaceful world.
Washington, DC – The United States renewed its strong call for the release of Gedhun Choekyi Nyima who was recognised as the 11th Panchen Lama. The six-year-old boy disappeared in 1995 soon after His Holiness the Dalai Lama recognised him as the reincarnation of Panchen Lama, the second most senior figure in Tibetan Buddhism.
Dharamshala, India — It gives me great pleasure to offer greetings to Buddhist brothers and sisters across the world celebrating Vesak (Buddha Purnima) today," His Holiness the Dalai Lama said in a message on Vesak Celebration around the world.
Dharamshala, India — On the passing away of Betty Williams, a Nobel Laureate and one of the founders of the Peace People, The spiritual leader of Tibet, His Holiness the Dalai Lama expressed his sympathy in a letter to her nephew, Lawrence Lovell.
Dharamshala, India — His Holiness the Dalai Lama has expressed his deepest condolences at the passing of Thich Quang Do, the patriarch of the banned Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam. He was 91.
Dharamshala, India — "I’ve had dreams about living long. In one dream I was climbing steps, 13 steps, which I interpreted to relate to the prediction that I could live to the age of 113.” said His Holiness the Dalai Lama, addressing a large gathering of Tibetans, including the senior Buddhist leaders and top government officials, at the Gaden Jangtse Monastic University in Mundgod, Karnataka State, South India, on December 22, 2019.
Dharamshala, India — The Chinese communist regime's interference in recognizing the 15th Dalai Lama of Tibet is a violation of international law and freedom of religion, the political leader of Tibet said during the first day of the 14th Tibetan religious conference, held in Dharamshala, India.
Dharamshala, India — Governor of Himachal Pradesh, Bandaru Dattatreya met the spiritual leader of Tibet, His Holiness the Dalai Lama on Monday morning at his residence in Dharamshala, India. In the meeting, His Holiness discussed India's ancient culture, tradition, glorious history, especially the affection and contribution towards their comfort from the people of Himachal Pradesh.
Dharamshala, India — The younger generation of Tibetan people to continue to uphold the unity and integrity of the nation as done by the elder generation, said His Holiness the Dalai Lama during a special audience to the delegates of the 3rd Special General Meeting, recently held in Dharamshala, India.
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.