Category: Media / Press

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Congratulates Narendra Modi

  May 18, 2014 Dharamsala, HP, India, 17 May 2014 – His Holiness the Dalai Lama congratulated Narendra Modi in his party’s decisive victory in the national elections. In a letter to the Prime Minister-elect, His Holiness stated that India was the world’s largest democratic nation and the most stable in South Asia with a […]

Statement of the Kashag on the occasion of International Solidarity Day for Tibet on 17 May 2014

May 17, 2014 Tibetans and their supporters across the world observe the International Solidarity Day to express their solidarity with the Tibetan people inside Tibet on 17 May. It is a day to renew our efforts and dedication to show our support for their struggle for freedom and justice. The number of Tibetans who have […]

Revisiting 1914 Shimla convention, scholars explore Tibet’s role for better China-India relations May 14, 2014 DHARAMSHALA: The Himachal Pradesh University (HPU) in coordination with the Tibet Policy Institute of the Central Tibetan Administration brought together scholars to revisit the Shimla convention of 1914 to explore Tibet’s role for better relations between India and China. Speaking at the one-day conference in Shimla on 12 May, HPU […]

Meeting with Members of the Dutch Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee and Friends of Tibet

  Rotterdam, Holland 12 May 2014 Meeting with groups of people interested in Buddhism and the cause of Tibet at his hotel this morning, His Holiness the Dalai Lama began by telling them: “There are several aspects of the Tibetan question, among which I’d like to talk to you about the damage being done to […]

Dalai Lama Urges Outside Inquiry Into Spate of Self-Immolations Among Tibetans

  By Rick Gladstone and Henrik Pryser Libell The New York Times May 10, 2014 The Dalai Lama, Tibet’s spiritual leader in exile, on Friday called for an outside inquiry into the self-immolations of more than 130 Tibetans in anti-China demonstrations over the past five years, and he suggested that in some cases, such acts […]

Dalai Lama’s visit ends with cheers, Norwegian Newspaper reports

  Views and News from Norway May 9, 2014 The Dalai Lama bid farewell to Oslo on Friday after three days of being met with cheering crowds, packed receptions, rapt audiences and lots of laughter. Several of Norway’s political party leaders defied the government to welcome the exiled leader of Tibet to the Norwegian Parliament, […]

Dalai Lama enjoys warm welcome in Norway

  May 7, 2014 Views and News from Norway The Dalai Lama arrived in Oslo on Wednesday to rainy and chilly weather but also to what he said he felt was a “warm welcome.” It followed weeks of debate in Norway over the government’s refusal to officially receive him, amidst a grassroots mustering of widespread […]

German Buddhist Monastic Association’s statement on the protests against the Dalai Lama by the International Shugden Community

  Berlin, Schneverdingen, Hannover May 1st, 2014 The Deutsche Buddhistische Ordensgemeinschaft (DBO) formally dissociates itself from the protests against the Dalai Lama, which are being staged worldwide, and also in Frankfurt (Main). The DBO remains of the conviction that opinions among Buddhists should be expressed in a peaceful, respectful, truthful and reasonable manner. The DBO […]

Tibet Tweets to China and China Tweets Back

  By Thubten Samphel, The Huffington Post April 29, 2014 Official Chinese view of the Dalai Lama is well known. Successive party officials have called the Tibetan leader a “wolf in monk’s robes” or “a devil with a human face, but with a heart of a beast.” On the other hand, the Chinese Communist Party […]

Tibet’s long road to peace with China has an end if suspicions are put aside

  By Tenzin Norgay South China Morning Post | Print Edition 28 April, 2014 Modern China has a wide range of problems. Hardly anyone doubts that Tibet is a historical and political problem for China. In the passionate debate about the status of Tibet, few realise that Tibet’s modern peacemaking project with China began a […]