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63rd Anniversary of National Uprising Day Celebrated by Tibetans in Exile

By Tenzin Lekdhen DHARAMSHALA, March 10: The echoes of cries from 63 years ago in Lhasa against China’s invasion of Tibet still resonate in the streets today. Tibetans around the world marked the 63rd National Uprising Day today, filling the streets with anti-Chinese slogans and demands for human rights in Tibet. The Tibetan Government in Exile (CTA) held an official …

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Richard Blum, political donor and husband of Senator Feinstein, dies at 86

He has also held nonprofit positions; at one time he served as chairman of the board of trustees of the University of California. With the Dalai Lama among his influential friends, Mr. Blum became interested in South Asia as a home of Buddhist philosophy, as a recipient of philanthropy and as a place of adventure: He led once an expedition …

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Anger has spread over the holding of the Olympics in China

Dawa Kyab The awarding of the 2022 Winter Olympics to Beijing remains as controversial as the awarding of the 2008 Summer Games to the Chinese capital, except that this time a large number of democratic countries have announced a diplomatic boycott of the world sporting event. Several hundred Tibetans and their allies have staged protests around the world as …

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No country for minorities in the Middle Kingdom

Beijing’s policy is ‘fusing’ minorities into the broader Chinese identity through state-encouraged intermarriage and the mass settlement of unemployed migrant Chinese workers on minority land File image of Chinese President Xi Jinping. PA Some observers say that what is happening these days in Tibet and other so-called minority regions of China is another “cultural revolution”. For others who have a …

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A delegation from the Tibetan parliament in exile meets an RJD MP and discusses the deteriorating human rights situation

NNA | Update: February 13, 2022 2:47 a.m. STI New Delhi [India]Feb. 13 (ANI): A delegation from the Tibetan Parliament in Exile met Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Amarendra Dhari Singh who raised the issue of Tibetans in Parliament and discussed the deteriorating human rights situation in the country by China.“The Chinese have really suppressed not only Tibetans, but also …

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United by a red thread

I had an exceptional chance to write about a country where I went very often, two countries where I actually lived, and a country where I could not live because of the invasion of a country neighbor but whose civilization is very familiar. And they are intimately united by a red thread: Buddhism. My inspiration comes from part of a …

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Japanese resolution expresses concern over China’s rights issues

Japan’s parliament yesterday passed a rare resolution expressing concern over rights issues in China, including the treatment of its Uyghur and Hong Kong Muslim population, ahead of the opening of the Beijing Winter Olympics. The resolution, passed by the lower house, says the international community has expressed concern over issues including internment and violations of religious freedom in the Xinjiang …

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Morality is worth more than Olympic gold – YubaNet

January 25, 2022 – During a recent discussion on Tibet and the Beijing Winter Olympics, Enes Kanter Freedom called on fellow athletes to give voice to the voiceless, saying Olympic gold medals are worth less than moral values. Freedom, the NBA player and activist, appeared on January 21, 2022 on the International Campaign for Tibet’s “Tibet Talks” live webcast. Other …

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China commits “cultural genocide” in Mongolia (Report)

China is inflicting “cultural genocide” not only in Xinjiang and Tibet, but also in Mongolia, a newspaper report said on Friday. In its report, The HK Post said that China’s strategy of using economic tools to pressure other parties to agree to its terms is well known. A recent example is Mongolia. The report says Chinese authorities recently restricted transport …

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Plans underway to complete Buddhist pilgrimage site at Nagarjuna Sagar, central India

From thenewsminute.com Telangana State Tourism Development Corp., based in the central Indian state of Telangana, has announced updated plans for its development of Buddhavanam, a Buddhist heritage theme park. The park site, located in Nagarjunasagar, about 150 kilometers southeast of Hyderbad, has revealed a treasure trove of Buddhist and other ancient relics, and is expected to open soon, although confirmed …

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The eighth wonder of the world

When I was in school, I was fascinated by the tale of the Tibetan plateau formed by the two great mountain ranges – the Himalayas in the south and the Kunfun mountains in the north. The plateau has an average height of 12,000 to 16,000 feet above sea level and is aptly called the roof of the world. I could …

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India A country with a tradition that promotes Ahimsa, Karuna

The Dalai Lama stressed the need for unity among seven billion people and for broad thinking. (To file) New Delhi: Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Thursday interacted with staff and students of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Rohtak via video conference and asserted that India is a country with thousands of years of tradition which promotes Ahimsa …

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What the Dalai Lama said about India’s role in religious harmony in the world

The Dalai Lama attended the event virtually from his residence in Dharmshala, Himachal Pradesh. Dharamsala: Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama called India a model of religious harmony in the world in his speech at a two-day virtual event on “Maha Satipatthana Sutta” for Theravada Sangha. The event organized by the Sri Lankan Society of the Tibetan Buddhist Brotherhood the ‘Unduvap …

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Tibetan President Penpa Tsering: priority is to restart talks with China

Penpa Tsering, sikyong (chairman) of the Tibetan Central Administration (CTA) based in Dharamshala, intends to denounce China’s growing belligerence along the Indian border. The hawkish leader of the Tibetan government in exile has ordered his Ministry of State Security to prepare a report on the activities of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) on the Tibetan plateau, which he intends to …

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Chinese authorities restrict what Tibetan children learn about the Dalai Lama

Authorities in northwest China’s Qinghai Province have stepped up efforts to vilify the Dalai Lama, now interviewing Tibetan children to find out what their parents told them about the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, sources say. In the region. The new push expands efforts from 2017 to ban the display of photos of the Dalai Lama in private homes in Qinghai, …

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Dalai Lama says Chinese leaders ‘don’t understand’ diversity

TOKYO (AP) – Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has said that Chinese leaders “do not understand the variety of different cultures” and that the ruling Communist Party’s penchant for strict social control can be detrimental. The 86-year-old Buddhist monk also said on Wednesday that he wanted to stay at home in India, where he has lived since 1959 …

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How India lost the territory of Arunachal where China built a village

Since 2017, China has built more than 600 border defense villages along the Himalayan border with India and Bhutan. While most of the villages under the “Xiaokang” (well-to-do) border villages program are on Chinese territory, some are located in areas belonging to India and Bhutan which have been under Chinese control for decades. At least one of these villages with …

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Aftab Pureval, an Indian-Tibetan, elected mayor of Cincinnati

Nothing is permanent, therefore everything is precious. Here is a selection of some events, ephemeral or not, in the Buddhist world this week. Aftab Pureval, an Indian-Tibetan, was elected mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio Aftab Pureval, an Indian-Tibetan, won The Cincinnati mayoral race Tuesday, making him the first Asian American to be elected mayor of Cincinnati, and the first Tibetan-American be …

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From popularity among Dalits to promoting tourism: the new life of Buddhism in India

Earlier this month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Kushinagar International Airport. Eastern UP airport should serve the Buddhist tourist circuit. Since 2016, the Ministry of Tourism has been actively promoting India’s first transnational tourism circuit. The tour map includes Bodh Gaya, Vaishali and Rajgir in Bihar, Kushinagar, Sarnath and Shravasti in UP as well as Lumbini in Nepal. The story …

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climate change crisis: the Tibetan plateau in the spotlight at the COP26 summit | The Weather Channel – Articles de The Weather Channel

Representative image (Xinhua / Li Mangmang / IANS) To adapt to the effects of climate change affecting the Tibetan Plateau – the ‘third pole’ of the world – a group of Tibetans will explain its role in the global climate system and why it should be part of the conversation during the next two Nations Weeks United conference, COP26, in …

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Tibetan Sikyong Penpa Tsering calls for closer relations

Tibetan Central Administration chief Penpa Tsering on Monday expressed hope that Taiwan and Tibet can strengthen their mutual ties. “There are many aspects in which we can work together,” said Penpa Tsering, who took office in May as the Tibetan government-in-exile sikyong. “We still have to find and understand how we can work together, how we can collaborate on issues …

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A look at some of the most recognizable winners of all time

Over its 120-year history, the Nobel Peace Prize has celebrated the efforts of 109 individuals and 28 organizations. The tendency to reward the standard bearers of peace and harmony began in 1901, in addition to other laurels awarded in the fields of physiology or medicine, chemistry, physics, literature and economics, which were added later. As journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry …

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Prescott Film Festival returns to YCPAC, October 14-17

A first in Arizona. A look back at NASA’s Apollo program with rarely seen images. Glimpses of the joy of unlikely friends. The cloak and the sword of silent cinema, with a live soundtrack and much more! It all comes back to our local celebration of independent cinema! The Prescott Film Festival returns to the Yavapai College Campus from Thursday …

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Dalai Lama-inspired Himalayan cafe in Scotland hits fundraising goal

Nothing is permanent, therefore everything is precious. Here is a selection of some events, ephemeral or not, in the Buddhist world this week Edinburgh’s Dalai Lama Inspired ‘Himalaya Café’ Survives by Reaching Fundraising Goal The Himalayan Café in Edinburgh, Scotland recently avoided closure thanks to a fundraising campaign started by its owner, Reka Gawa. Daughter of Tibetan refugees, Gawa was …

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Dalai Lama supports campaign to save Newington’s Himalayan Café from closure

The Dalai Lama praised the cafe for “promoting Tibetan culture in Scotland for many years” A popular Newington cafe has found an unlikely potential savior after being threatened with closure. The Dalai Lama has publicly supported a campaign to save the Himalayan Café. Beloved South Clerk Street cafe is at risk of closing as the current owner wants to retire. …

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When will Tibet be liberated from China and how? – OpEd – Eurasia Review

It has now been more than six decades since China forcibly occupied Tibet by sending in its army and mercilessly slaughtering protesting Tibetans. The Dalai Lama and his supporters had no choice but to leave Tibet and China has taken severe measures to consolidate its hold over the Tibetan region. He has systematically taken steps to dilute the Tibetan race …

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Try the Ivy Leagues with these free college courses

Ivy League schools such as Harvard and Yale are renowned for offering some of the most prestigious academic programs in the world. These universities are sadly difficult to integrate, which makes them inaccessible to most. Moreover, the tuition fees are expensive, even with large scholarship opportunities. Students looking for free online college courses may be surprised to find the options …

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Chinese military conducts exercises along Indian border with state-of-the-art equipment: report, India News News

According to reports, China has stepped up night exercises near the Himalayan border with India to familiarize the troops with his new equipment. The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) would like “higher standards” from troops stationed at high altitudes. Chinese state newspaper Global Times reported last month that the PLA military command in Tibet had conducted large-scale joint exercises in Tibet. …

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Does Xi Jinping play Don Quixote in Tibet? | Morung Express

By Vijay KrantiIANS | September 18 Going through the Chinese establishment hysteria at the sight of the Tibetan spiritual leader, the photos of the Dalai Lamas, President Xi Jinping’s efforts to occupy the Tibetan religion from within appear to be another repeat of Don Quixote. Some contradictions are quite difficult to understand, especially when they reflect fears deeply rooted in …

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Tibetans detained deprived of adequate food and medical care

Tibet [China], September 17 (ANI): More than 100 Tibetans, who were recently detained by Chinese authorities in Kardze prefecture, Sichuan, have reportedly been denied adequate food, medical care and clothing. At least 121 residents of Dza Wonpo township in Sershul (Chinese, Shiqu) county of Kardze have been arrested over the past three weeks in a crackdown by authorities on language …

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“India should share its ancient knowledge with the world”: the Dalai Lama

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said Thursday, September 16, that India should share its ancient knowledge with the world. The Dalai Lama also appreciated India’s secular approach to treating all spiritual traditions with respect. The spiritual Buddhist said that the Indians have been their “gurus” and now is the time for India to share its knowledge with the rest …

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9 things to know before visiting Tibet

Monks, monasteries and mountains. Tibet is one of the most unique places you will visit. Known as the “roof of the world”, the “third pole” or the “land of snows”, Tibet is one of the most intriguing and mysterious places in the world. This massive land is home to Buddhist monasteries, historic sites, vast snow-capped Himalayan mountains, furry yaks, beautiful …

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Chinese Embassy in India opposes meeting between US Ambassador and Dalai Lama representative, urges US to stop interfering in China’s internal affairs

Illustration: Liu Rui / GT The Chinese Embassy in India has strongly opposed repeated acts of provocation by the United States after its Ambassador to India met Ngodup Dongchung, representative of the Dalai Lama in New Delhi and said that the United States respected “the Dalai Lama’s vision for equal human rights ”. The so-called “Tibetan government in exile” is …

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Integration or intimidation? – The Organization for World Peace

President Xi Jinping, along with several other senior Chinese government and military officials, paid a visit to the Tibet Autonomous Region on July 23.rd. This visit, the first that Xi has made to Tibet since taking office, coincides with the 70e anniversary of the forced peace agreement between Tibet and invading China. Xi visited several controversial Tibetan environmental, cultural and …

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India should express clearer commitment to Tibetans – The Diplomat

File photo of an exiled Tibetan activist participating in a Tibetan Youth Congress street protest calling for a boycott of Chinese goods in Dharamsala, India, June 16, 2020. Credit: AP Photo / Ashwini Bhatia Publicity Among the many commitments that US Secretary of State Antony Blinken recently made in New Delhi, two stood out. At a roundtable gathering around seven …

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Chinese President pays unexpected visit to Tibet

Tibet may remain part of China, says Dalai Lama Chinese President Xi Jinping paid an unexpected visit to Tibet. Video clips shared on Chinese social media by the International Campaign for Tibet (ICT), a Washington-based rights group, show Xi speaking to residents of the town of Nyingtri, walking out of a store in the Barkhor district in Lhasa and remarking …

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Scattered across the Himalayas, glimpses of a changing Tibet

I was sitting in the dark yak-haired tent of a nomadic family in Ladakh, in the Indian Himalayas. Outside, scruffy sheep searched for greenery among the cold barren lunar landscape, and great raptors circled in the thermals. As we gathered around the hearth, the old man handed me a small glass of salted yak butter tea. “There were wolves here …

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How the Dalai Lama celebrated his 86th birthday

Nothing is permanent, therefore everything is precious. Here is a selection of some events, ephemeral or not, in the Buddhist world this week. The Dalai Lama celebrates his 86th birthday On his 86th birthday, the Dalai Lama posted a message in which he thanked people for their wishes and made special commitments to the environment and the preservation of Indian …

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Tibetan monks bless the reopening of the Compassion Center – the Sopris Sun

Coming out of some of the most difficult times we have faced, collectively and individually, everyone could benefit from a mindfulness practice. Fortunately, the Way of Compassion Dharma Center – the only physical Buddhist center in this part of Colorado, according to director and founder John Bruna – will soon welcome practitioners again for face-to-face wisdom and compassion teachings. The …

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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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