Message by His Holiness the Dalai Lama on the Beijing Olympics

August 5th 2008

I would like to offer my greetings to the People's Republic of China, the organizers and the athletes participating in the forthcoming Olympic Games in Beijing.

Right from the time of China's application to hold the Olympic Games, I have supported China's right to host the Games.  This is a moment of great pride to the 1.3 billion Chinese people.  These Games should contribute to promoting the Olympic spirit of friendship, openness and peace.

I send my prayers and good wishes for the success of the event.

THE DALAI LAMA

6 August 2008

 

Latest News

Interviewed by Lady Gaga Before Addressing the US Conference of Mayors
June 27th 2016
Indianapolis, IN, USA, 26 June 2016 - On the final day of his current visit to the USA His Holiness the Dalai Lama was invited to give the keynote address to the 84th Annual Meeting of the US Conference of Mayors. He was met on arrival at the JW Marriott Hotel by the Conference President, Mayor of Baltimore, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake.

Discussions about Secular Ethics in Education and a Public Talk - Compassion as a Pillar of World Peace
June 26th 2016

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Meets Tibetans from Colorado and New Mexico
June 25th 2016

Eight Verses for Training the Mind and Educating the Heart and Mind
June 24th 2016

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Visits Utah Tibetan Association
June 23rd 2016

Explore