January 25, 2023
Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, HP, India - His Holiness the Dalai Lama has written to the Rt. Hon. Chris Hipkins to congratulate him on becoming the Prime Minister of New Zealand. “Over the years,” he wrote, “I have been able to visit your beautiful country several times and have been deeply touched.”
January 21, 2023
New Delhi, India - His Holiness the Dalai Lama arrived in Delhi from Bodhgaya yesterday. This morning he drove to the Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA) where he had been invited to give the inaugural TN Chaturvedi Memorial Lecture. TN Chaturvedi was a distinguished member of the IAS.
January 18, 2023
Bodhgaya, Bihar, India - This morning, His Holiness the Dalai Lama drove the short distance from his residence at the main Tibetan monastery here to Palyul Namdroling Monastery. There members of the Nyingma Tradition were to make offerings and prayers for his long life as part of their Great Prayer Festival.
January 8, 2023
Bodhgaya, Bihar, India - In separate letters His Holiness the Dalai Lama has congratulated the Honourable Kevin McCarthy, Speaker of the US House of Representatives and House Democratic leader, the Honourable Hakeem Jeffries, on their victories in the recent elections.
January 3, 2023
Bodhgaya, Bihar, India - Under a wintry sky this morning, His Holiness the Dalai Lama drove out past the Magadh University to the prospective site of the Dalai Lama Centre for Tibetan and Ancient Indian Wisdom. There, monks of Namgyal Monastery chanted prayers.
January 2, 2023
Bodhgaya, Bihar, India - His Holiness the Dalai Lama has written to Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to congratulate him on being sworn in once more as President of Brazil. “I have had the opportunity to visit your country several times,” he wrote. “I deeply appreciate the interest people from many walks of life have shown in my efforts.”
January 1, 2023
Bodhgaya, Bihar, India - This morning, as part of the Geluk Great Prayer Festival, the Geluk International Foundation, the organization representing the entire Geluk Tradition, offered prayers for the long life of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. A group of Abbots wearing their yellow crested hats welcomed His Holiness.