June 11, 2021
Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, HP, India - His Holiness the Dalai Lama has written to His Excellency Uknaa Kurelsukh to congratulate him on his election as the President of Mongolia. “I have warm memories of your country,” he wrote, “which I first visited in 1979.”
June 9, 2021
Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, HP, India - When His Holiness the Dalai Lama entered the room in his residence from where he takes part in online virtual meetings this morning, he brought with him, and held up for all to see, the photograph of Francisco Varela that he keeps at home.
June 2, 2021
Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, HP, India - “This is the second day of our teachings for young Tibetans,” His Holiness the Dalai Lama began this morning. “We’ll read the remaining part of ‘Destiny Fulfilled’. Vasubandhu explained a twofold division of the Buddha’s teachings—scripture and realization.”
June 1, 2021
Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, HP, India - His Holiness the Dalai Lama began his teachings for young Tibetans this year by harking back to the origins of Buddhism in Tibet. He recalled that in the 7th century a Tibetan written script was created based on the Indian Devanagari alphabet.
May 26, 2021
Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, HP, India - This morning, the full-moon day of Saka Dawa, also known as Buddha Purnima, the day that commemorates the Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and mahaparinirvana, Khamba Lama Gabju, leader of Mongolian Buddhists opened proceedings.
May 26, 2021
On this auspicious occasion, when we commemorate the Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and entering into Mahaparinirvana, I offer my greetings to fellow Buddhists all over the world. Buddha Shakyamuni took birth as a prince of the Shakya clan in ancient India about 2600 years ago.
May 22, 2021
hekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, HP, India - In a message issued by his office today, His Holiness the Dalai Lama has expressed his sadness on learning that his good friend, Shri Sunderlal Bahuguna had passed away at the age of 94. “I offer my condolences to his family,” he wrote.