Sunday , November 29. 2015


We are deeply saddened by the news of Melissa Mathison’s passing

Melissa Matthison

We are deeply saddened by the news of Melissa Mathison’s passing. Melissa was a close of friend of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and the Tibetan people. She wrote the screenplay for Martin Scorsese’s 1997 film Kundun. Melissa was also on the board of the International Campaign for Tibet since …

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Tibet Corps Service Opportunity


Tibet Corps invites Tibetan professionals and students residing in North America to contribute their expertise at Central Tibetan Administration in Dharamsala, India. A monthly stipend and housing will be provided by TibetCorps. The Office of Tibet will try to help acquire funds to cover the entire or portion of the round-trip airfare to …

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Philadelphia Honors The Dalai Lama With A ‘Day Of Kindness’

People pray at Philadelphia's City Hall, where homemade flags are on display in honor of the Day of Kindness. Photo/GABRIEL WIENER

Author: Antonia Blumberg Associate Religion Editor, The Huffington Post (Source) The Dalai Lama is often quoted as saying, “My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.” So when people in Philadelphia learned earlier this year that the locally based National Constitutional Center would be awarding its Liberty Medal to the Buddhist leader this …

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama to receive the Liberty Medal

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama

The 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet to be Honored on October 26 in Philadelphia  (Source) PHILADELPHIA (June 17, 2015) – The National Constitution Center has announced His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet will receive the 2015 Liberty Medal in recognition of his advocacy for human rights worldwide. His …

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Election Related Announcement From the Office of Tibet


October 20, 2015: The Office of Tibet would like to thank everyone who participated in the Tibetan primary elections for the Sikyong and the two North American Chitue seats on October 18, 2015. The elections went off smoothly, turnout appears to be strong, and the sealed ballots are now beginning …

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Capital Area Tibetan Association Congratulates Sikyong

Kalon Tripa Lobsang Sangay

Source October 15, 2015 Capital Area Tibetan Association congratulates Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay for the prestigious Presidential Medal, the highest honor awarded by Salisbury University to an individual for leadership and forward thinking. CATA members attended the award perentation at the University, located a few hours from the Capital area, and board …

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National Cathedral in Washington, DC (March 7, 2014) Photo / Sonam Zoksang

The Dalai Lama sits down with The Big Issue to talk about the Syrian crisis, reinventing communism and the science of smiles. Fleeing war and bloodshed, the desperation of thousands of refugees seeking protection in Europe haunts us daily. As one nation after another pulls down shutters on its borders, …

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Salisbury University to Bestow Presidential Medal on Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay

Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay | File Photo

Event Information: Click Here DHARAMSHALA: Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay, the democratically elected political leader of the Tibetan people, will be bestowed the prestigious Presidential Medal by Salisbury University on 13 October. The Presidential Medal is the highest honor that the University bestows on an individual for community leadership and forward …

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