Tag Archives: Tibetan Buddhism

  • Purpose of life

    The purpose of life is to be happy. Right from birth, every human being wants happiness. Neither social conditioning, education nor our particular faith affects this. We simply desire contentment. ...

  • Discussion of Orgyen Tobgyal’s statement
  • Tulku Orgyen Tobgyal criticises Dalai Lama for online teachings

    Tulku Orgyen Tobgyal criticised the Dalai Lama for giving teachings and empowerments through the Internet, saying that such a practice is degenerating the Dharma, and even is no less than destroying the Dharma. ...

  • Book Review: The Tibetan Suitcase

    So begins The Tibetan Suitcase, Tsering Khortsa’s first novel, ostensibly a bricolage of these found letters and documents. An Indian edition of the novel, first published in 2015, has just been issued. ...

  • Dalai Lama leaves for South India for two weeks of programmes

    Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama left for South India early today for a fortnight of programme in Mundgod , which include teachings, empowerment, and a long-life prayer for him by several monasteries. ...

  • Himalayan Buddhists support Tibetan-recognised Dalai Lama reincarnation

    A 3-day gathering in McLeod Ganj of Tibetan religious leaders and monks and nuns from Buddhist and Tibetan Bon tradition passed a resolution that opposed any interference in selecting the next Dalai Lama. ...

  • Dalai Lama says no hurry to discuss his reincarnation

    China is expected to pick a different 15th Dalai Lama despite Tibetan opposition, a move seen by Tibetans as to legitimise its control over Tibet. It has created new rules to control the reincarnation system of Tibetan Buddhism. ...

  • Tibetan religious leaders oppose Chinese meddling in reincarnation issue

    As China sets its intention on appointing the next Dalai Lama, Tibetan religious leaders oppose a Chinese version, saying that China has no role to play in the selection process. ...

  • Visa denial leads to Karmapa’s absence at Tibetan Religious Conference

    The Karmapa left India in May 2017, and took citizenship and passport of Dominica, a Caribbean island country. He was denied a visa by Indian authorities to return to India. ...

  • Dalai Lama alone can decide his succession: Exile Tibetans

    Exile Tibetans unanimously declared that any decisions on succession of the Dalai Lama will only be the prerogative of himself and his office, and opposed any other party meddling. ...