July 21, 2019
Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, India - Following news of former Delhi Chief Minister, Sheila Dikshit’s sudden death, His Holiness the Dalai Lama has written to her son, Mr Sandeep Dikshit, to express his condolences. “I am sorry to learn about your mother’s passing away,” he wrote. “Your mother lived a meaningful life, devoted to the service of others.”
July 18, 2019
Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, India - In a letter today congratulating Ursula Von der Leyen on her election as the next President of the European Commission, His Holiness the Dalai Lama wrote: “I take this opportunity to convey to you my great admiration for the spirit of the European Union.”
July 10, 2019
I would like to thank you deeply for the warm greetings that many of you have sent me on my birthday, 6 July 2019. I am now 84 years old, but I hope to be able to celebrate the occasion with all of you for many more years to come. I have said before that if you would like to make me a birthday gift, the best you can do would be to help in fulfilling my three commitments.
July 8, 2019
Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, India - This morning, His Holiness the Dalai Lama met with 15 educators from India, Germany, Brazil, Mexico, Finland, USA, Australia, Bangladesh, Britain, and Russia, who are participating in an initial roundtable conference on the theme, ‘Human Education in the 3rd Millennium’.
July 17, 2019