Preparatory Procedures for the Kalachakra Empowerment
Leh, Ladakh, J&K, India, 10 July 2014 - His Holiness the Dalai Lama went to the teaching pavilion early in the morning today and spent four hours performing the self-generation rituals. When he returned from lunch, in the heat of the day, an estimated 144,000 people had gathered to take part in the preparatory procedures for the Kalachakra Empowerment. more...
Kalachakra Empowerment – the Offering Dance
[dalailama.com] Leh, Ladakh, J&K, India, 9 July 2014: Today saw the culmination of activities that began a week ago as the preparatory prayers and rituals for the 33rd Kalachakra Empowerment came to a conclusion. The sand mandala was completed yesterday and this morning His Holiness more...
US academic barred from China after speaking out over detained scholar
By Tania Branigan, The Guardian|July 7, 2014 Elliot Sperling believes his support for Uighur academic Ilham Tohti is reason authorities ordered him to return to US more...
Dalai Lama urges Buddhists to halt Muslim violence
[AFP] LEH, July 6: The Dalai Lama on Sunday reiterated his plea to Buddhists in Myanmar and Sri Lanka to halt violence against Muslims, in a speech to tens of thousands of devotees to mark his 79th birthday. more...
Experts urge India to revise its Tibet policy
[IANS] NEW DELHI, July 3: Experts Thursday urged the central government to revise its Tibet policy and put pressure on China to resolve the Tibetan conflict by satisfying people of the contested territory. more...
China to let Indian experts monitor Brahmaputra in Tibet
[The Hindu] BEIJING, July 1: China has for the first time formally agreed to allow Indian hydrological experts to conduct study tours in Tibet to monitor the flows on the upper reaches of the Brahmaputra, according to a new agreement signed here on Monday during the visit of Vice-President Hamid Ansari. more...
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