August 17, 2019
Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India - An estimated 8000 people gathered in Manali today, despite incessant rain, to attend the Mahakarunika Lokeshvara empowerment given by His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
August 14, 2019
Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India - Before leaving for the teaching ground this morning, His Holiness gave an interview to Hakka Television from Taiwan. Among a range of topics touched on, the interviewer wanted to know if His Holiness is the most optimistic of the Dalai Lamas and how he is able to keep smiling.
August 13, 2019
Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India - The overnight rain relented as His Holiness the Dalai Lama set off from Ön Ngari Dratshang this morning. On the nearby Municipal Council Parking Ground a stage and a covered space for the audience had been set up. The Ngari Dratshang Abbot welcomed him.
August 10, 2019
Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India - After a wet night, rain continued to fall as His Holiness the Dalai Lama set off for Manali yesterday morning. Tibetans lined the road down to Dharamsala and through the town to see him off. The heavy rain kept up as His Holiness’s convoy drove across the lower Kangra Valley.
August 7, 2019
Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, India - On receiving reports today of the passing away of veteran Indian politician and former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, His Holiness the Dalai Lama expressed his sympathy in a letter to her husband Kaushal Swaraj.
July 29, 2019
Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, India - Today, His Holiness the Dalai Lama conveyed his congratulations to B.S. Yediyurappa on his once again becoming the Chief Minister of Karnataka. “I trust that under your leadership the people of Karnataka will see prosperity and progress,” he wrote.
July 25, 2019
Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, India - In a letter to Boris Johnson, newly appointed Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, His Holiness the Dalai Lama offered his congratulations. He went on to observe that he has visited the UK regularly over the years and has been touched by the affection and friendship shown to him by people from all walks of life.