His Holiness the Dalai Lama Visits Madhya Pradesh to Talk on the Environment and Happiness
Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India, 19 March 2017 (PTI) - India should focus on development of villages to ensure prosperity, the Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama said on Sunday. “India’s prosperity depends on the development of villages instead of developing big cities.
Visit to Nava Nalanda Mahavihara and 2nd Day of International Buddhist Conference
This morning His Holiness the Dalai Lama drove to the nearby Nava Nalanda Mahavihara, which was established as a university in 1951. Before addressing more than100 students and faculty in the University’s conference hall, His Holiness planted a Bodhi Tree Sapling and unveiled a commemorative plaque on a new administrative building.
Inauguration of the International Conference on Relevance of Buddhism in 21st Century
Rajgir, Bihar, India, 17 March 2017 – His Holiness the Dalai Lama departed Dharamsala yesterday morning as rain clouds gathered overhead. On arriving at Gaya Airport, he was received by representatives of the Bihar State Government. After a brisk lunch, he drove to Rajgir, where he stopped his car at the foot of the hills leading to Vulture’s Peak.
Thousand Armed Avalokiteshvara Empowerment in Dharamsala
Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, HP, India, 14 March 2017 - The weather was milder today as His Holiness the Dalai Lama walked from his residence to the Tsuglagkhang, greeting well-wishers as he went. Having taken his seat on the throne he immediately began the preparatory procedures for the Avalokiteshvara empowerment he was going to give.
Teaching ‘Stages of Meditation’ and ‘37 Practices of a Bodhisattva’
Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, HP, India, 13 March 2017 - The Tsuglagkhang, the Main Tibetan Temple, and its surrounding verandas, as well as the courtyard below, were filled with people this morning waiting for His Holiness the Dalai Lama to arrive. When he did, he stood before the throne, hand raised in greeting, looking carefully to see who was there.
Celebrating the ‘Day of Miracles’
Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, HP, India, 12 March 2017 - The sky was a pristine blue as the peaks of the Dhauladhar range glinted in the rising sun this morning as people gathered in the yard of the Tsuglagkhang adjacent to His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s residence. After several days of rain and snow on the mountains it was bitterly cold.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama Visits Norbulingka Institute
A chill wind blew off the snow covered hills and cold rain fell from a heavy sky over the Kangra Valley this morning. Inside the Main Temple of Norbulingka Institute however, all was ablaze with light and colour, while smiles played on the faces of guests and staff in anticipation of the arrival of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama Speaks to Delegates from the First Tibetan Women’s Empowerment Conference
Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, HP, India, 23 February 2017 - This morning at his residence, His Holiness the Dalai Lama addressed more than 300 delegates participating in the first Tibetan Women’s Empowerment Conference. The conference, organised by the CTA, has been taking place in Gangchen Kyishong and has involved representatives of the Tibetan settlements right across India.
Ground-breaking Ceremony for the South Asia Hub of the Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and a Public Talk
Hyderabad, Telangana, India, 12 February 2017 - A swift drive across Hyderabad this morning brought His Holiness the Dalai Lama to the site on Hitex Road, Madhapur, where the Dalai Lama Center for Ethics is to build its South Asia Hub.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama Talks to Trainee Officers of the National Police Academy
Hyderabad, Telangana, India, 11 February 2017 - This morning His Holiness the Dalai Lama took a relatively short and uneventful flight from Vijayawada to Hyderabad where he was received by representatives of the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy.