July 19, 2017
Leh, Ladakh, J&K, India - On the day following his return by road from the Nubra Valley, Sunday, 16th July, His Holiness the Dalai Lama flew by helicopter from Leh to Padam, capital of Zanskar. He was welcomed on arrival by local officials and members of the committee that had organized his visit.
July 15, 2017
Leh, Ladakh, J&K, India - The rising sun caught the distant hill-tops and the undersides of the clouds as His Holiness the Dalai Lama left Samstanling Monastery this morning. The monks of the monastery, some very old and some very young, gathered to see him off.
July 14, 2017
Samstanling Monastery, Sumur, Nubra Valley, J&K, India - When His Holiness the Dalai Lama arrived at the teaching ground set in a hillside orchard below Samstanling Monastery this morning, young monks were engaged in intense debate before the throne.
July 14, 2017
I am deeply saddened to learn that fellow Nobel Laureate Liu Xiaobo has passed away while undergoing a lengthy prison sentence. I offer my prayers and condolences to his wife, Liu Xia and to other members of his family.
July 13, 2017
Disket, Nubra Valley, J&K, India - After rain yesterday evening, it was cooler this morning as His Holiness the Dalai Lama left Disket Monastery Phodrang and made the short drive to the Disket Phodrang.
July 12, 2017
Disket, Nubra Valley, J&K, India - Thiksey Rinpoche met His Holiness the Dalai Lama as he arrived at the Disket Monastery teaching ground this morning and escorted him to his throne.
July 11, 2017
Disket, Nubra Valley, J&K, India - His Holiness the Dalai Lama is staying at the Disket Monastery Phodrang. This morning on his way to the teaching ground he stopped to perform a short consecration in the new assembly hall.