April 22, 2018
New Delhi, India - During a private meeting with people interested in secular ethics before the morning’s public engagement, His Holiness the Dalai Lama said, "Our ultimate aim is to find out how to help the 7 billion people on the planet to change—change the way they deal with their emotions so they can achieve inner peace."
April 22, 2018
New Delhi, India - I welcome North Korea’s announcement that it will halt nuclear and missile tests with immediate effect. I am particularly encouraged that this move is taking place in the context of efforts to achieve agreement through dialogue.
April 18, 2018
Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, HP, India - In a letter of condolence to President George W. Bush this morning, His Holiness the Dalai Lama wrote: “I am sorry to learn about your mother’s passing away. I offer my prayers for her and my condolences to you and your family at this sad time.”
April 16, 2018
Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, HP, India - His Holiness the Dalai Lama was in a jovial mood as he emerged from his residence this morning. He greeted the more than 1500 visitors from 68 countries who had gathered in the temple courtyard, shaking hands with some, teasing and exchanging a few words others.
April 10, 2018
Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, HP, India - Responding to reports of a school bus crash not far from Dharamsala in Himachal Pradesh where he has lived since 1960, His Holiness the Dalai Lama has written to express his condolences to the Chief Minister, Honorable Jai Ram Thakur.
March 31, 2018
Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, HP, India - The courtyard of the Tsuglagkhang, the Main Tibetan Temple, had been elaborately decorated this morning. The structure of the overhead canopies was decked out in the orange, white and green of the Indian tricolour. The guests who filled the yard waited in anticipation until the gates to his residence opened and His Holiness the Dalai Lama emerged.
March 30, 2018
Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, HP, India - “Brothers and sisters, I’m happy to meet with all of you,” was how His Holiness the Dalai Lama welcomed almost 150 people from many different parts of the world at his residence this morning. Nearly 50, predominantly from Mexico, Colombia, Argentina and Chile were led by a group of four Buddhist nuns.