Second North American Exile Tibetan Parliamentary Candidate Debate Held In Virginia
Shosur Sonam Choephel read out incumbent Sikyong Lobsang Sangay and Penpa Tsering, Speaker for the Exile Parliament as the two candidate for 2016.
TED program aims to be an agent of change by assisting in development of self-sustaining businesses to alleviate economic difficulties.
Virus has caused alarm because it is suspected to cause severe brain damage in newborns, Guillain-Barre syndrome and other auto-immune and neurological disorders
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama left India today for the United States where he is scheduled to undergo prostate treatment at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota followed by a period of rest from the end of January 2016 for approximately one month.
US Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues Sarah Sewall concluded her two-day visit to Dharmsala, the seat of the Tibetan exile central administration.
However, the spiritual cataloguing scheme has already been criticized as a means of further controlling Tibetan affairs. "This living Buddha database and the whole policy toward reincarnation is clearly a pre-emptive move by the government to control what happens after this Dalai Lama," Amnesty
The two exile Tibetan Parliament members from Europe have launched a website called ‘Future-of-tibet.org’ to petition and disseminate information regarding Tibetan community in the West. The website claims that the aim of the initiative is to, “strengthen the Tibetan communities in Europe and to str
Sikyong Sangay discussed the situation in Tibet at Chiba Institute of Technology on Monday, 11 January as part of his effort to raise awareness on Tibet during his visit to Japan.
The 16th Tibetan Parliament’s North America Chidthue debate took place on Saturday at the Ernst Cultural Center on the Annandale Campus of Northern Virginia Community College.
The 5th International PEN Tibet Congress held its inaugural function this morning in Dharamsala. The chief guests at the function were Tashi Tsering, Director of Amnye Machen Research Center, and Thupten Samphel, Director of the Central Tibetan Administration’s Tibet Policy Institute. Tashi Tseri
Dr. Subash C Kashyab chaired the memorial lecture, where over 200 academicians, politicians, artists, social activists, and supporters of Tibet were in attendance.
The press conference was held at the Tibetan colony of Majnu ka Tilla in Delhi on December 29, 2015.
Andrew Fischer, an economist who has done extensive studies on the development in Tibet, says that the way China carries out development in Tibet is through government subsidies, not with a goal of self-sustainability.
Tibet's spiritual leader said that scientist have proven that women are more warm hearted, and that kindness and warm-heartedness are going to be the key factors in leading and molding the future world.
"The photographs depict the Dalai Lama's inclusive message of compassion and religious harmony in India," says Thupten Tsewang, the manager of the foundation.
Around 900 people from 16 countries are taking part in the XXXth Mind and Life Conference held in South India.
This week’s 'Table Talk' discusses the significance of the recent climate accord held in Paris and its impact on the environment of Tibet and the world.
The teaching, mostly practiced by the Gelugpa sect of Tibetan Buddhism was attended by devotees from around the world, including Sakya Trizin, the head of Sakya Sect.
The installation titled, "Burning Against the Dying of the Light" was of short edited video films on the issue of Tibet, particularly on 149 self-immolations that have taken place in Tibet, Nepal, and India.
Mrs. Sarwin Choudhary, former minister and present MLA of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh was the chief guest along with CTA leaders, staff members, heads of Dharamsala organizations including ITFA advisor Mr. Ram Swaroop.
The function was attended by HC Mahadevappa, the PWD Minister of Karnataka state; HP Manjunath, MLA of Hunsur; Hollywood actor Richard Gere along with Sakya Trizin and Gaden Tripa.
The report said that the mosquitoes found in Lhasa included “pure mosquitoes” and “hybrids”, some of which are the types that carry diseases such as Japanese encephalitis, meningitis, and urticaria.
Tibetans holding Identity Certificate (IC) issued by the Indian Government as a travel document have recently faced inconveniences traveling abroad as the document was non-machine readable.
The footage surfacing the net shows Sangye throwing small prayer leaflets in the air and calling for the Dalai Lama’s long life.
Campaigns were organized to create awareness about the cause and prevention of the disease through skits, while distributing free condoms and pamphlets, and providing free blood test services.
The photos taken by renowned American artist Jon Kolkin were exhibited under the theme 'Inner Harmony'
Sonam Dechen, Associate Director says that the discussion aims to bring local Indian and Tibetan leaders together in facilitating a platform to reflect and identify lessons that can strengthen the friendship shared for decades between Indians and Tibetans, in order to build a supportive community.
The rally organized by the International Tibet Network, Tibetan Women's Association, and Students For a Free Tibet - India were held on November 29.
Chinese scientists say Tibetan Plateau, the 'roof of the world,' may soon lose most of its glacier and permafrost, dramatically affecting Asia's water supply
In the presence of around 100 Indian writers, poets, folk artistes, and musicians, Bhuchung D Sonam, Tenzin Tsundue, and Tsering Wangmo Dhompa recited poems on their nostalgia, ambivalence, and struggle for a free Tibet.
Tong-Len Charitable trust has helped more than 250 students with education, sheltered around 100 in the hostel, and assisted over 3000 people from three districts in Himachal with health care.
Tibetan Writers Abroad PEN was established in Dharamsala in the year 1999, and currently has 68 members, mostly based in India but also spreads across Europe and the United States.
Rep. Jim McGovern said he and fellow lawmakers 'too often' heard characterizations of Tibet and the Dalai Lama that reflected old.
"Our organization's aim is to work for free Tibet and India's security. Since the occupation of Tibet by China, we are compelled to spend billions to defend our borders. This was not the situation when Tibet was an independent nation," says President Goel.
The lawmakers expressed concerns regarding "freedom of religion and expression for the Tibetan people; the preservation of Tibet’s unique cultural, religious and linguistic heritage; and diplomatic and public access to Tibet."
Nancy Pelosi met with Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang, after a tour of Tibet.
The Dalai Lama urged the Tibetan monk scholars to pay equal importance into studying science subjects in the monasteries.
Few details are known about Pelosi's trip, which was not announced beforehand; China's Foreign Ministry describes visit as part of 'normal exchange' between the two countries
Scientists and philosophers from Europe, USA, India and Tibetan monk scholars were invited to the conference, including Professor Arthur G. Zajonc and Professor Bob Thurman from USA, Professor Michel Bitbol from France, Professor N. Mukunda from Bangalore India, among others.