10th Panchen Lama’s 30th death anniversary commemorated in India, China

January 31, 2019 2:01 am0 comments
10th Panchen Lama’s 30th death anniversary commemorated in India, China

(TibetanReview.net, Jan30’19) – The 30th death anniversary of the 10th Panchen Lama Choekyi Gyaltsen, Tibet’s second most influential religious figure, was marked at a Tibetan Buddhist monastery in northern India as well as by the Chinese in Beijing on Jan 26 and 28 respectively. The late Panchen Lama was co-opted […]

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Karmapa still waiting to hear from New Delhi on his visa application

January 25, 2019 1:22 am0 comments
Karmapa still waiting to hear from New Delhi on his visa application

(TibetanReview.net, Jan24’19) – Contrary to previous Indian media reports which cited government officials as saying he had not responded to offers to grant him visa, the Karmapa has said he has continued to remain in contact with New Delhi and was still waiting for a response to his application. In […]

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Steep increase in penalty for Tibetans failing to renew their Indian stay permit

January 22, 2019 3:47 am0 comments
Steep increase in penalty for Tibetans failing to renew their Indian stay permit

(TibetanReview.net, Jan21’19) – Tibetans registered as foreigners in India, even if they may otherwise be citizens by birth, are required to pay penalty amounts applicable to those who overstay their visas if they fail to renew their Registration Certificate (RC) on time, according to an advisory issued by the Central […]

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Tibetan Buddhist centre signs academic deal with Goa University

January 20, 2019 5:32 am0 comments
Tibetan Buddhist centre signs academic deal with Goa University

(TibetanReview.net, Jan19’19) – Drepung Loseling, a section of one of the great Tibetan Buddhist seats of learning re-established in exile in the Mundgod Tibetan Settlement in Karnataka state of India, has on Jan 14 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Goa University to promote academic research that will further […]

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Top Tibet advocacy group names programmes after Dalai Lama’s late special envoy

January 19, 2019 12:55 am0 comments
Top Tibet advocacy group names programmes after Dalai Lama’s late special envoy

(TibetanReview.net, Jan18’19) – Washington-based International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) said Jan 16 that all its Tibetan empowerment programmes, numbering six, have been named after the Dalai Lama’s late special envoy Mr Lodi Gyaltsen Gyari. Mr Gyari was also, for long, the ICT’s executive head and later executive board head. The […]

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

January 2, 2019 7:03 am0 comments
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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12 Tibetan protesters held as Chinese Foreign minister launches India-China people-to-people exchanges mechanism in New Delhi

December 25, 2018 1:49 am0 comments
12 Tibetan protesters held as Chinese Foreign minister launches India-China people-to-people exchanges mechanism in New Delhi

(TibetanReview.net, Dec23, 2018) – Police in India’s capital New Delhi took way 12 Tibetans as they staged a protest against China’s State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Dec 21. The incident took place just 15 minutes before Wang arrived at the Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra (overseas Indian affairs centre […]

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Study finds nearly 1 in 5 exile Tibetan Schoolchildren with Tuberculosis Infection

December 20, 2018 12:44 am0 comments
Study finds nearly 1 in 5 exile Tibetan Schoolchildren with Tuberculosis Infection

(TibetanReview.net, Dec19, 2018) – The rate of tuberculosis infection among Tibetan schoolchildren in India is nearly one in five against the worldwide estimated of one in 28 children, said a newswise.com report Dec 18, citing a study conducted by a team directed by researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine and the […]

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