TIBETAN SPIRITUAL LEADER

  • Have greater transparency: Dalai Lama to China March 10, 2011

    Dharamsala: After having dissuaded exiled Tibetans from taking any harsh stand or action against China, Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, on Thursday took Beijing and its leadership headon telling them to ensure greater transparency and freedom in their functioning. Delivering his annual speech to mark the 52nd anniversary of...
  • 'Secular ethics necessary for world peace' February 18, 2011

    Mumbai: Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama on Friday said "secular ethics" and dialogue would ensure that the 21st century is peaceful. "Although the development of science and technology was taking place since 18th century, the 20th century was witnessed as a century of blood. However, the 21st century will be a...
  • Karmapa is not a China spy, clarifies Centre February 16, 2011

    New Delhi: Tibetan spiritual leader Karmapa Ugyen Trinely Dorji has been given a clean chit on accusation of being a China spy. A probe was initiated aginst the spiritual leader after huge amount of foreign currencies were recovered from his premises. Foreign currency belonging to 25 countries, including China, was recovered by...
  • Cash row renews clash of rival Karmapas February 4, 2011

    Dharamsala: The recovery of unaccounted money worth nearly Rs 7 crore (Rs 70 million) from the monastery of Tibetan leader Karmapa Lama has renewed the succession controversy in the Karma Kagyu sect, with two rival monks claiming to be the 'real' Karmapa. An important institution in the Tibetan religious setup,...
  • Dalai Lama urges Tibetans to elect their leader June 21, 2009

    Dharamsala: The Dalai Lama has encouraged Tibetans in exile to embrace the democratic system of electing a leader, saying it was essential to keep step with the larger world and to ensure the continuity of their government. In a video clip shown to hundreds of monks, nuns and lay people...