Sakya Trizin post to be alternated three-yearly between two ruling scions

January 30, 2015 1:45 pm0 comments
Sakya Trizin post to be alternated three-yearly between two ruling scions

(TibetanReview.net, Jan30, 2015) – The Sakya School, one of the four officially recognized principal traditions of Tibetan Buddhism, will from 2017 be headed for three-yearly terms by its Dolma and Phuntsok phodrangs, said a circular issued Jan 28 by the Sakya member of the Tibetan Parliament in Exile Geshe Gatsi […]

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Dalai Lama set for Colorado university visit

January 29, 2015 11:31 am0 comments
Dalai Lama set for Colorado university visit

(TibetanReview.net, Jan29, 2015) – The Dalai Lama is to visit the University of Colorado (CU) in the US city of Boulder, Colorado State, over Oct 20-21 this year, said colorado.edu Jan 27, citing statements from the university and its co-host, the Tibetan Association of Colorado (TAC). The schedules were still […]

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Australian Tibetans dedicate cultural festival to Dalai Lama

January 28, 2015 5:59 pm0 comments
Australian Tibetans dedicate cultural festival to Dalai Lama

(TibetanReview.net, Jan28, 2015) – A festival of Tibet was held in the Australian city of Brisbane from Jan 19 to 25. Dedicated to Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, for his upcoming 80th birthday, the 7th annual edition of the festival highlighted Tibetan culture through concerts, exhibitions, panel discussions […]

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Dalai Lama speaks to youngsters, prays at Bahai temple, New Delhi

January 21, 2015 1:03 pm0 comments
Dalai Lama speaks to youngsters, prays at Bahai temple, New Delhi

(TibetanReview.net, Jan21, 2015) – Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, on Jan 16 gave a talk on Peace and Compassion and also attended a prayer gathering at the Baha’i House of Worship, popularly known as the Lotus Temple, at Baharpur in New Delhi. Students from 14 schools across the […]

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Pope cites protocol for refusing Dalai Lama meeting

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Pope cites protocol for refusing Dalai Lama meeting

(TibetanReview.net, Jan21, 2015) – Pope Francis has denied Dec 2014 media reports that he had turned down an offer for an audience from Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, during the latter’s visit to Rome due to his fear of offending China. Addressing the press aboard the Papal Plane […]

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Exile administration institutes annual Tibetan Buddhist meet

January 17, 2015 11:39 pm0 comments
Exile administration institutes annual Tibetan Buddhist meet

(TibetanReview.net, Jan17, 2015) – The Tibetan administration in exile at Dharamshala, India, has instituted an annual discussion amongst representatives of the four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism and of Tibet’s pre-Buddhist religion Bon. The purpose will be “to foster the preservation and progression of Tibetan Buddhism, and to affirm harmonious […]

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Dalai Lama says hope and secular ethics essential for world peace

January 15, 2015 11:52 pm0 comments
Dalai Lama says hope and secular ethics essential for world peace

(TibetanReview.net, Jan15, 2015) – Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, on Jan 13 spoke at the Presidency University in Kolkata, capital of the Indian state of West Bengal, with the topic being ‘A Human Approach to World Peace’. In her address to the gathering, Ms Anuradha Lohia, the 200-year-old […]

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Dalai Lama visits Mother Teresa’s mission in Kolkata

January 14, 2015 11:16 am0 comments
Dalai Lama visits Mother Teresa’s mission in Kolkata

(TibetanReview.net, Jan14, 2015) – Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, on Jan 12 visited the headquarters of the Missionaries of Charity, founded by the late Mother Teresa. He was received at the Mother House, a place of pilgrimage dedicated to the memory of Mother Teresa, by the Superior General […]

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United States reiterates call for China to talk with Dalai Lama

January 10, 2015 11:22 am0 comments
United States reiterates call for China to talk with Dalai Lama

(TibetanReview.net, Jan10, 2015) – Referring to reports on exchange of emissaries between the Dalai Lama and the Chinese Government about possibility of talks between the two, the United States has on Jan 7 urged China to hold “direct and substantive discussions with the Dalai Lama or his representatives without preconditions aimed […]

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Exile Tibetan task force meets to discuss prospects for China talks

January 6, 2015 8:38 pm0 comments
Exile Tibetan task force meets to discuss prospects for China talks

(TibetanReview.net, Jan06, 2015) – The exile Tibetan administration at Dharamshala, India, held a meeting of its task force on negotiation with the government of China over Jan 5-6. The meeting was meant to review prospects for dialogue with China in the light of the prevailing situation both in Tibet and […]

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