Tibetan News

Dalai Lama’s Visit to Arunachal Pradesh

His Holiness the Dalai Lama is visiting Assam and Arunachal Pradesh from April 1 to 12. His trip to Arunachal Pradesh, which will include teachings at the famous Tawang monastery, has caused consternation in China, which claims the region as being part of south Tibet. The status of Arunachal Pradesh read more →

Tibetan Parliamentary Budget Session Concludes

The budget session for the financial year 2017-2018 of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile began on March 14. This was the third session of the 16th Tibetan Parliament. In his opening remarks the Speaker, Khenpo Sonam Tenphel, offered deepest gratitude and heartfelt devotion to the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai read more →

Hong Bao and Cricket as China Meets Australia

China’s Premier Li Keqiang was met by Tibetan protestors as he arrived in Canberra for the start of his five day Australian tour. Tibetan Australians along with Chinese Falun Gong practitioners waited outside the Hyatt Hotel until after midnight to greet Mr Li with placards calling for religious freedoms and read more →

Shadows of Dust across the Sun

Shadows of Dust across the Sun, a new report from the Washington-based International Campaign for Tibet (ICT), details how expulsions and demolitions at Larung Gar and Yachen Gar in recent months are part of a cynical Chinese government ploy to curb and manage the growing influence of monks and nuns read more →

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Advises on Education to Promote Happiness

His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan spiritual leader, attended series of events across the Indian states this month. On March 17, His Holiness inaugurated the International Conference on Buddhism in the 21st Century. Addressing the delegations from various countries, he spoke about the oneness of the entire human race, read more →

China Furious at the Dalai Lama’s Televised Comments

His Holiness the Dalai Lama was interviewed by comedian and satirist John Oliver for the American television network HBO’s show Last Week Tonight which aired on March 6 and became an internet hit, delighting Tibetans and supporters worldwide as it was shared on social media. However, some of His Holiness’s read more →

His Holiness Teaches in Dharamshala

Tsuglagkhang, the main Tibetan temple in McLeod Ganj, and its surrounding verandas, as well as the courtyard below, were filled with people on the morning of March 13, waiting for His Holiness the Dalai Lama to arrive. The teachings continued for three days. On the first day his Holiness set read more →

New Reports Highlight the Deteriorating Human Rights Situation in Tibet

The latest report from the Freedom House, the non-government organisation funded by the United States Government which conducts research and advocacy on democracy, political freedom and human rights, states that Tibet is the second least free country in the world, after Syria. Of the 50 countries and territories designated as read more →

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