November 17, 2018
Tokyo, Japan - This morning, under bright sunshine and a high blue sky scattered with thin clouds, His Holiness the Dalai Lama left Yokohama. He drove directly to the Hibiya Open-Air Concert Hall in Tokyo, a ninety year old theatre surrounded by trees. Half the 2800 strong audience sat in the sun, the other half in the shade.
November 16, 2018
Yokohama, Japan - Immediately after His Holiness the Dalai Lama joined the other panellists on the stage at the National Convention Hall this morning, Ms Youko Yamaguchi welcomed the participants and the 5000 strong audience as she introduced the event. She invited His Holiness to make his opening remarks.
November 15, 2018
Yokohama, Japan - Views of the sky were clear and the morning sun illuminated bridges across the Yokohama Bay as His Holiness the Dalai Lama walked to the teaching venue before the audience began to arrive today. Seated alone, His Holiness began the preparatory procedures for the Avalokiteshvara Empowerment he was going to give.
November 14, 2018
Yokohama, Japan - His Holiness the Dalai Lama arrived at the teaching venue early this morning and when he walked onto the stage the hall was still filling. He fondly greeted old friends among the monks gathered around the throne before taking his own seat. He encouraged those reciting the ‘Heart Sutra’ in Japanese to begin and when they had finished addressed the capacity crowd.
November 13, 2018
Yokohama, Japan - His Holiness the Dalai Lama arrived in Yokohama from India yesterday on his 25th visit to Japan. Although the views over the bay from his hotel window were grey, His Holiness was bright and refreshed by a good night’s sleep after his journey. He opened his conversation with Rina Yamasawa of NHK with a recollection of his first visit in 1967.
November 10, 2018
New Delhi, India - This morning in New Delhi, Jack Dorsey, co-founder and CEO of Twitter came to meet His Holiness the Dalai Lama. He thanked His Holiness for using Twitter. His Holiness spoke to him extensively about historic links between India and Tibet, India’s exemplary tradition of religious harmony and the importance of recognising the oneness of humanity.
November 3, 2018
Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, India - Prof Yuan Tseh Lee opened the third day of discussions between Chinese scientists from Taiwan and the USA and His Holiness the Dalai Lama by expressing the presenters’ great appreciation of the opportunity. He then spoke extensively about Challenges and Opportunities for a Sustainable Planet.