Nyingma Tibetan Buddhists select Dzogchen Rinpoche as new head

January 18, 2019 2:16 am0 comments
Nyingma Tibetan Buddhists select Dzogchen Rinpoche as new head

(TibetanReview.net, Jan17’19) – The heads of the principal monasteries of the Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism have on Jan 15 chosen the 7th Dzogchen Rinpoche Jigme Losel Wangpo as their new leader. This followed the sudden passing away in Nov 2018 of Kathok Getse Rinpoche in Nepal, who held that […]

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Kalachakra for tourism?

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Kalachakra for tourism?

(TibetanReview.net, Jan17’19) – There have been Kalachakra for world peace teachings given by the Dalai Lama; but Kalachakra for tourism? Hoteliers and restaurateurs in Dharamsala, the hill town in Himachal Pradesh state of India, where the Dalai Lama has lived since 1960, have requested that a Kalachakra teaching be given […]

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Dalai Lama to give five-day teaching at Dharamsala next month

January 9, 2019 11:59 pm0 comments
Dalai Lama to give five-day teaching at Dharamsala next month

(TibetanReview.net, Jan09’19) – Apart from his annual Jataka Tales teaching, the Dalai Lama is to give a five-day religious discourse during the month of Feb 2019, according to his schedule of teachings for this year listed on his official website. This is the first time he is giving a multi-day […]

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Dalai Lama congratulates new US House Speaker, a staunch Tibet supporter

January 5, 2019 4:04 pm0 comments
Dalai Lama congratulates new US House Speaker, a staunch Tibet supporter

(TibetanReview.net, Jan05’19) – Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, has on Jan 3 congratulated Nancy Pelosi on her election as the Speaker of the US House of Representatives as the Democratic Party took control of the lower chamber of the US Congress. Pelosi remains one of the staunchest supporters […]

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Tibet included in new law enhancing US leadership in the Indio-Pacific Region

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Tibet included in new law enhancing US leadership in the Indio-Pacific Region

(TibetanReview.net, Jan04’19) – Tibet has been included in a new US law aimed at developing a long-term strategic vision and policy for the country in the Indo-Pacific region. The law, titled as the Asia Reassurance Initiative Act of 2018 (S.2736), was signed into law by President Donald Trump on Dec […]

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Dalai Lama reassures he’s in good health, looks to live 100 plus

January 2, 2019 7:47 am0 comments
Dalai Lama reassures he’s in good health, looks to live 100 plus

(TibetanReview.net, Jan01’19) – The Dalai Lama has on Dec 31 reassured his devotees and followers that he was in good health, both physically and mentally, and looked forward to live for more than a hundred years. The occasion was the offering to him of a grand long-life prayer ritual jointly […]

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Dalai Lama reiterates more than one reincarnation possible on Panchen 30th death anniversary

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Dalai Lama reiterates more than one reincarnation possible on Panchen 30th death anniversary

(TibetanReview.net, Dec30’18) – While not specifically mentioning the Chinese government’s controversially appointed 11th Panchen Lama Gyaltsen Norbu, the Dalai Lama has explained in a video message Dec 28 that a Lama could reincarnate in more than one human manifestation. The occasion was the 30th death anniversary of the 10th Panchen […]

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Dalai Lama among 10 most admired in USA for 9th year

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Dalai Lama among 10 most admired in USA for 9th year

(TibetanReview.net, Dec29, 2018) – The Dalai Lama has appeared among the top 10 most admired individuals in a United States annual poll for the ninth time. The exiled spiritual leader of Tibet is eighth on the Gallup’s 2018 Most Admired Man list, marking his ninth appearance in the top 10. […]

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India reported to be willing to let Karmapa in on his Dominican passport?

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India reported to be willing to let Karmapa in on his Dominican passport?

(TibetanReview.net, Dec28, 2018) – India has denied reports that it is insisting on the Karmapa returning to the country on his Identity Certificate (IC), a document with limited international acceptability, issued by it to Tibetans for overseas travels, according to thehindu.com Dec 27. The 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje was […]

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Dalai Lama says there was only one informal contact with China after 2010

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Dalai Lama says there was only one informal contact with China after 2010

(TibetanReview.net, Dec26, 2018) – The Dalai Lama has said that he had one informal contact with the Chinese government after 2010 when a series of talk between the two sides through his envoys, begun in 2002, had come to an end, reported the hindustantimes.com Dec 25. The report cited the […]

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