August 19, 2018
Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, HP, India - Following news of the death of former Secretary General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan, His Holiness the Dalai Lama wrote to his widow Mrs. Nane M. Annan to offer his heartfelt condolences. “I admired the determination and the principles he brought to fulfilling his responsibilities as Secretary General of the United Nations.”
August 18, 2018
Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, HP, India - Concerned by the havoc monsoon rains have wreaked in Kerala this year, His Holiness the Dalai Lama has written to the Chief Minister, Shri Pinarayi Vijayan, “I offer my condolences to you, to the families who have lost loved ones, and to all affected by the flooding.”
August 16, 2018
Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, HP, India - Following the announcement this evening that former Prime Minister Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee had passed away at the age of 93, His Holiness the Dalai Lama wrote to Shri Vajpayee’s foster daughter, Smt Namita Bhattacharya, to express his condolences.
August 13, 2018
Bengaluru, India - The last engagement of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s current Indian tour was a visit to The Dalai Lama Institute for Higher Education (DLIHE). Early this morning, under skies that were clearer than they have been for some days, he drove out of Bengaluru city to the Institute at Sheshagrihalli on the Mysore road.
August 11 - 12, 2018