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Dalai Lama

Top US lawmakers urge Biden to prioritise Tibetan issue, to meet Dalai Lama

The lawmakers advocated for a US policy towards Tibet that protects the rights, autonomy and dignity of the Tibetan people

15 Dec 2021 11:11 AM

Dalai Lama says he prefers to stay in India since Taiwan-China relations 'delicate'

The Tibetan spiritual leader also said he has no particular plans to meet Chinese leader Xi Jinping

10 Nov 2021 11:01 AM

COP26: Climate change must be addressed on cooperative global level, says Dalai Lama

The Dalai Lama said he was encouraged to see that the younger generations were demanding concrete action on climate change

31 Oct 2021 10:32 AM

Book Review | How the Dalai Lama beat Communists by spreading the Dharma

Author Alexander Norman’s book traces the tragic sequence of events that marked the Dalai Lama’s life

25 Sep 2021 11:18 PM

Claude Arpi | India must back Dalai’s choice on his successor

Viewed from a political angle, many issues would be solved if the Dalai Lama decides to go for an 'emanation'

16 Jun 2021 9:03 AM

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Xi calls for building a 'socialist Tibet', favours Tibetan Buddhism's 'sinicisation'

Tibet remains deeply devoted to Buddhism where the Dalai Lama is revered as the spiritual head despite his self-exile to India since 1959

30 Aug 2020 11:15 AM

US urges China to release Panchen Lama

Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, the second highest spiritual authority in Tibetan Buddhism after Dalai Lama, is world's youngest political prisoner

15 May 2020 10:04 AM

For Matthew Hayden, meeting Dalai Lama a great moment in his life

The Aussie got the opportunity to meet Dalai Lama in 2011 while he was playing for Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League

13 Apr 2020 1:34 PM

'Power of truth much stronger than power of guns': Dalai Lama on China

Lastly, the Lama, 'being a Tibetan' himself, further called for the preservation of Tibetan culture and customs.

25 Dec 2019 2:48 PM

War of Karmapas has divided the Himalayas

The Dalai Lama and China had recognized Ogyen Trinley Dorje as the true Karmapa and not Trinley Thaye Dorje.

29 Nov 2019 2:30 AM

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US urges UN, other international bodies to take up Dalai Lama succession issue

Ambassador Brownback said the spiritual leader deserves respect and that the succession process be picked by his faith community.

22 Nov 2019 12:56 PM

US wants United Nations to take up Dalai Lama succession issue

The Dalai Lama once travelled incessantly, drawing huge Western audiences with his good-humoured lectures on compassion and happiness.

09 Nov 2019 10:48 AM

China says its approval is 'must' for choosing Dalai Lama's successor

China claims control over the selection, asserting that the successor to the Dalai Lama has to be endorsed by it.

29 Oct 2019 5:59 PM

From Wuhan to Chennai: Reading the tea leaves...

The Chinese plan for the worst that could come their way in pursuit of critical objectives.

16 Oct 2019 1:06 AM

'We enjoy freedom living in India,' says Dalai Lama

Asked about freedom of Tibet, Dalai Lama recalled that the former PM Nehru had advised him that the UN cannot do much.

14 Oct 2019 9:07 AM

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'Maybe in a Year or Two...': The Dalai Lama Says He May Visit China

Beijing took control over Tibet in 1951 and ever since then they have refused to hold talks with the Dalai Lama.

03 Oct 2019 5:58 PM

US draws red line for China to handpick future Dalai Lama

US is hoping to make clear that Beijing would face international opprobrium if it tries to take over the reincarnation process.

19 Sep 2019 3:15 PM

Listening key to freedom from fishbowl Web has us locked in

The judgement must be made quickly — to fight or to flee — because it could be a matter of life or death.

23 Aug 2019 1:25 AM

Reincarnation issue solely rests with Dalai: Tibetan head

He added that China has destroyed 98 per cent of Buddhist symbols which the minuscule Tibetan population in India has rebuilt slowly over the years.

07 Aug 2019 3:06 AM

China can’t pick the new Dalai Lama, say Tibetans

The Tibetan government-in-exile has sought India’s support on this issue of the Dalai Lama’s reincarnation.

23 Jul 2019 2:47 AM

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