Tibet: Berlin protest sheds light on Tibetan plight – Deutsche Welle de

Tibet Initiative Deutschland talks with DW about the growing number of Tibetan self-immolations and its demonstration in Berlin ahead of German Chancellor Merkel’s trip to Beijing for inter-governmental consultations. DW: What can you tell us about the Tibet Initiative Deutschland’s demonstration in Berlin? Nadine Baumann: We staged a protest in front of the chancellor’s office…

UK: His Holiness the Dalai Lama receives the Templeton Prize for 2012

May 15th 2012 London, UK, 14 May 2012 – His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s first engagement of the day was an interview with Sarah Montague of the BBC which will be broadcast later today and tomorrow. Among the topics they discussed were what His Holiness felt when he heard he’d won the Templeton Prize and…

New Tibetan PM Vows to Continue Pressing China on Autonomy – VOA News

Photo: AP Newly elected PM Lobsang Sangay, left, and outgoing PM Samdhong Rinpoche, center, walk out of the prayer hall at the Tsuglakhang temple in Dharmsala, India, August 3, 2011 The newly-elected Tibetan prime minister-in-exile, Lobsang Sangay, says he will use his tenure in office to continue pressing China for negotiations aimed at resolving the…

Dalai Lama Rejects Ceremonial Head of State Role – Voice of America News

Kurt Achin | New Delhi  May 25, 2011 Photo: Reuters Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, gestures to members of the public during his visit to St Brigid’s Church in Kildare, Ireland April 13, 2011   Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has categorically rejected a role as ceremonial head of state for the…

Dalai Lama: ‘Sometimes I Get Angry, Too’ – ABC News Video

  Buddhist leader brings Dan Harris inside the mind of a monk. Click to watch the video  Related Links: Dalai Lama Raises Concern About Monastery Crisis Watch: Hello Dalai: A Playful Tibetan Leader Throws Snow Watch: The Conversation: Dalai Lama and Obama   ->>>>><<<<<-

Dalai Lama Pondering Retirement Some Time Next Year – VOA News

  Photo: VOA Chinese – Chen Su Dalai Lama (file photo) The Dalai Lama says he is looking forward to giving up his political duties as head of the Tibetan exile movement some time next year. A top aide on Tuesday confirmed the Buddhist spiritual leader’s plan, which he recently declared in a broadcast interview…

Freedom Must for Human Creativity – Dalai Lama

Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India, 17 March 2010 (Hindustan Times) – Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has stressed the need for individual freedom to ensure overall growth of human creativity. “Without freedom, one’s creativity cannot bloom. Right to freedom is pivotal for the progress of any society. And for this, there should be a sense…

The Dalai Lama appears on Twitter — and ‘tweets for a better world’

March 3rd 2010 London, UK, 4 March 2010 (By Ruth Gledhill, Religion Correspondent, The Times) – The Dalai Lama is the latest and most senior world religious leader to appear on Twitter, the social networking site. The 75-year-old Tibetan spiritual leader, regarded by the Chinese Government as a dangerous separatist, has so far steered clear…

U.S. State Department releases Tibetan translation of religious freedom report

The U.S. Department of State released its first Tibetan translation of the Tibet Appendix for the Annual Report on International Religious Freedom on Wednesday. The State Department has recently added 148 translations in order to increase the report’s accessibility. This is the first time the State Department has published a portion of its major reports…

Exclusive Interview Dalai Lama – ‘I am a supporter of globalization’

By Jörg Eigendorf July 16, 2009, 16:08 Buddhism, economics and management are all interconnected. The Dalai Lama believes the financial crisis is a moral crisis. He says he is a Marxist monk, yet still the Dalai Lama doesn’t see an alternative for a free market economy or wealth. A contradiction? Jörg Eigendorf spoke with the…