Category Archives: News

  • A lama in sheep’s clothing?

    Not long after calling him a “devil” with a human face and the heart of a beast, Chinese officials are talking again to representatives of the Dalai Lama. ...

  • Tibetan hunger strikers hoping to spur UN intervention

    Tibetan hunger strikers hoping to spur UN intervention in their dispute with China say they are asking very little, and ready to give up everything. ...

  • Richard Gere meets with Tibetans

    Richard Gere met Monday with six Tibetans on a hunger strike to demand a UN investigation of human rights violations in their country. ...

  • Tibetans in Switzerland

    There are now six Tibetan communities in eastern Switzerland at villages in those valleys off the beaten track of tourism. ...

  • Pachmarhi’s “Little Tibet” – Tibet exile schools

    Madhya Pradesh's "Little Tibet" throbs with life from the first sounds of the morning gong summoning the 250 children to the small parade ground for drill. ...

  • Dalai Lama free to visit other countries

    The Indian Foreign Secretary explained that the Government would have no objection to the Dalai Lama's visit to foreign countries. ...

  • Dalai Lama’s first proposed trip abroad

    Mr Lal Bahadur Shastri, Minister without Portfolio, informed the Lok Sabha today that the Dalai Lama was contemplating a visit to some neighbouring Buddhist and other Asian countries. ...

  • Dalai Lama escapes to India

    The spiritual leader of Tibet, the Dalai Lama, has crossed the border into India after an epic 15-day journey on foot from the Tibetan capital, Lhasa, over the Himalayan mountains. ...

  • Flight of the Dalai Lama to Yatung

    Account of the 15-day flight of the Dalai Lama to Yatung, beginning 19 December 1950, after 1950 Chinese invasion of Tibet. Photos by Heinrich Harrer. ...

  • Mahatma Gandhi’s speech at Asian Relations Conference 1947

    Upon request Mahatma Gandhi addressed the plenary session on the proposed permanent Asian institute. ...