Dharamsala, HP, India — Spiritual leader of Tibet and President of Central Tibetan Administration on August 27 sent messages of condolences to the family of US Senator John McCain.
Dharamshala, India — “I can say with full conviction that our tradition, which originated in India, particularly the Nalanda tradition is a valuable treasure for today’s world," His Holiness the Dalai Lama told a group of Tibetan youths who attended the a forum and received a special audience with His Holiness at his residence in Dharamshala, India.
Dharamshala, India — Leaders from across the world have expressed grief over the death of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and recalled his contributions in strengthening bilateral relations and maintaining regional peace. President Dr Lobsang Sangay referred to the former prime minister as one of the giants in Indian politics and also one of the strongest voices for Tibet.
Dharamshala, India — Praising his dedication to creating a more just and peaceful world, the spiritual leader of Tibet, His Holiness the Dalai Lama has expressed profound sadness at the death of former Secretary General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan, who passed away on Saturday at the age of 80.
Leh, Ladakh, J&K, India — “We have faced a lot of difficulties,” His Holiness continued, “yet the Tibetan spirit remains strong," His Holiness the Dalai Lama said, adding: "We are not opposed to the Chinese people as such, but narrow-minded, hard-line members of the Chinese Communist Party have given us a hard time."