Swiss police stop Tibetan from self immolating, detain 32 during Chinese president’s visit

January 17, 2017 6:15 pm0 comments
Swiss police stop Tibetan from self immolating, detain 32 during Chinese president’s visit

(TibetanReview.net, Jan17, 2017) – Police in Swiss capital Bern have on Jan 15 prevented a Tibetan man from self-immolating while detaining 32 people as they protested against visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping. The detainees, including Tibetans and Swiss people, were later released, reported the AP Jan 15, citing Police spokesman […]

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Dalai Lama upbeat on longevity as he concludes 34th Kalachakra teachings at Bodh Gaya

January 16, 2017 11:51 pm0 comments
Dalai Lama upbeat on longevity as he concludes 34th Kalachakra teachings at Bodh Gaya

(TibetanReview.net, Jan16, 2017) – Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, on Jan 14 reaffirmed his belief that he will live to be at least 100 years old as he concluded his 34th Kalachakra – or Wheel of Time – Empowerment to a mammoth congregation said to be of more […]

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Limited Tibetan protest to precede Chinese President’s arrival in Swiss Capital

January 15, 2017 9:54 pm0 comments
Limited Tibetan protest to precede Chinese President’s arrival in Swiss Capital

(TibetanReview.net, Jan14, 2017) – In a deal reached with the city authorities, Tibetans and their supporters in Switzerland will hold a demonstration in capital Bern on Jan 15, concluding the event just before the arrival of Chinese President Xi Jinping for a state visit, reported thelocal.ch Jan 12. The protest […]

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Dalai Lama prays to confer Kalachakra Empowerment on those in Tibet and China who could not make it

January 13, 2017 9:33 pm0 comments
Dalai Lama prays to confer Kalachakra Empowerment on those in Tibet and China who could not make it

(TibetanReview.net, Jan13, 2017) – As the Dalai Lama began the main event of the Kalachakra empowerment at Bodh Gaya on Jan 11, he turned his attention those in Tibet and China who could not make it to the congregation due to a strict ban order from Beijing. He spoke of […]

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‘Dalai Lama did not call the Buddha a Vishnu incarnation’

January 12, 2017 12:06 am0 comments
‘Dalai Lama did not call the Buddha a Vishnu incarnation’

(TibetanReview.net, Jan11, 2017) – The Organizing Committee of the Dalai Lama’s 34th Kalachakra Initiation ceremony being held at Bodh Gaya over Jan 2-14 has on Jan 9 called a press conference to mainly refute news reports claiming that the exiled spiritual leader of Tibet had called the Buddha Shakyamuni an […]

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China compels 7,000 Tibetans to return home without attending Kalachakra empowerment from Dalai Lama

January 11, 2017 2:59 am0 comments
China compels 7,000 Tibetans to return home without attending Kalachakra empowerment from Dalai Lama

(TibetanReview.net, Jan06, 2017) – Nearly 7,000 Tibetans have been forced to return home without receiving the Kalachakra empowerment from His Holiness the Dalai Lama that they had come for due to a highly coercive return order given by the government of China. More than 100,000 devotees from around the world […]

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