June 15, 2019
New Delhi, India - Upwards of 350 people filled the auditorium at the India International Centre today to attend a conference focussed on the theme, ‘Celebrating Diversity in the Muslim World’. Inspired and encouraged by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the event was organized by the Muslims of Ladakh. In the auditorium he personally greeted the numerous Muslim clerics present.
June 7, 2019
Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, HP, India - At his residence this morning, His Holiness the Dalai Lama met 58 members of Iranian CEOs of small and medium sized enterprises who describe themselves as messengers of peace. As His Holiness entered the room they greeted him with friendly applause. “I’m very happy to meet people from Iran,” he told them.
June 5, 2019
Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, HP, India - The Tsuglagkhang was decorated with garlands of marigolds and 11,000 people were gathered in and around it when His Holiness the Dalai Lama arrived this morning. Seated at the foot of the temple steps were 23 teams of young Tibetans who are participating in the 25th Gyalyum Chenmo Memorial Gold Cup football tournament.
June 3, 2019
Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, HP, India - The weather was warm and humid as His Holiness the Dalai Lama walked to the Tsuglagkhang, the Main Tibetan Temple, from his residence this morning. An estimated 8000 members of the public, and 1200 Tibetan students from Tibetan Children’s Village (TCV) and colleges filled the temple, the spaces around it and the yard below.
May 31, 2019
Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, HP, India - His Holiness the Dalai Lama has written to Greta Thunberg to express his deep appreciation for her efforts to raise awareness of the climate crisis that faces us all. “It is very encouraging to see how you have inspired other young people to join you in speaking out,” he wrote.
May 27, 2019
Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, India - Writing to Shri Prem Singh Tamang, Chief Minister of Sikkim, His Holiness the Dalai Lama offered congratulations on his and his party's success in the recent State Assembly elections. “A great responsibility now lies ahead of you,” he wrote, “and I trust that under your leadership the people of Sikkim will see prosperity and progress.”
May 26, 2019
Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, India - His Holiness the Dalai Lama has written to the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, Shri Pema Khandu and the Chief Minister of Odisha, Shri Naveen Patnaik to congratulate them both on their respective parties’ victories in recent State Assembly elections.