Tibet

Dalai Lama turns 86: debate over reincarnation accelerates

“The reincarnation of living Buddhas, including the Dalai Lama, must comply with Chinese laws and regulations and follow religious rituals and historical conventions.” By Lieutenant-General SL Narasimhan (retired), His Holiness the Dalai Lama (HHDL) celebrates his 86th birthday on July 06. His advanced age and China’s intransigence in negotiating with him brought to light the question of Tibet and its …

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Face-to-Face: Internet Users Indignant As Delhi Police Arrest ‘Free Tibet’ Protesters | India News

NEW DELHI. Members of the Tibetan Youth Congress were arrested by Delhi police on Thursday as they demonstrated outside the Chinese Embassy in New Delhi against the centenary celebrations of the Communist Party of China (CCP). Delhi: Tibetans in exile staged a protest against the Chinese Communist Party in front of the Chinese Embassy. They were there … https://t.co/9wLkneE8vm – …

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Tibet’s first high-speed train line enters service

(CNN) – For the first time, travelers to Tibet can enjoy the mountainous views of the region at high speed. A 435-kilometer (250-mile) railway line connecting the Tibetan capital Lhasa to the city of Nyingchi entered service on June 25, giving mainland China’s 31 provincial-level regions high-speed rail access. 47 tunnels, 121 bridges About 90% of the road, which took …

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Xi Pays Tribute to Officials in Tibet and Xinjiang as Communist Party Celebrates 100 Years | China News

The Chinese president praises the “ordinary heroes” for the country’s development as the party’s centenary celebrations begin. Xi Jinping, Chinese President, kicked off the official celebrations marking the centenary of the Chinese Communist Party with a ceremony honoring 29 people for their “outstanding contributions to the party.” Recipients of the newly created July 1 medal on Tuesday included several soldiers …

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Tibetan Plateau – WorldAtlas

The plateaus are defined as vast, flat uplands that rise steeply above the surrounding region on one side. Plateaus are found on all continents and occupy about a third of the Earth’s land surface. Along with mountains, hills and plains, plateaus are one of the four main landforms on Earth. Contents: Where is the Tibetan plateau? Map showing the Tibet …

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Discover for yourself the deep Tibetan Buddhist practices with “Open Heart, Vajra Mind”

The roar of the lion Editor-in-Chief Melvin McLeod discusses our new e-learning series, “Open Heart, Vajra Mind: Profound Practices of Tibetan Buddhism”. Our new e-learning series, “Open Heart, Vajra Mind: Profound Practices of Tibetan Buddhism,” releases Monday June 28th. (You can sign up and get discounted lifetime access now.) Lion’s Roar Editor-in-Chief Melvin McLeod designed the program and, as the …

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Tesla opens solar-powered charging station in Tibet’s “city of the sun”

Tesla has launched a solar-powered supercharger station in the Tibetan capital of Lhasa, capitalizing on the city’s excess sunshine, as the US electric vehicle maker is launching an energy division in China. Because it receives 3,000 hours of sunlight per year, Lhasa is an ideal location for the power station, which uses a photovoltaic system to generate electricity which can …

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