Japan Buddhist Conference Condemns China For Claiming Authority To Choose Next Dalai Lama

Japan Buddhist Conference for World Federation Secretary General Mizutani Eikon has condemned China for interfering in the selection of Tibetan incarnate Lamas and claiming authority to appoint the reincarnation of the 14th Dalai Lama, Central Tibetan Administration reported. The condemnation came after Mizutani Eikon and Itoh Einin visited the office of Tibet in Japan and met with representative Arya Tsewang Gyalpo. Mizutani Eikan handed over the original statement in Japanese to Arya Tsewang Gyalpo and stated that the members of the conference had been meeting and discussing the issue, as…

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India Is Democratic & Stable Country: Dalai Lama

Tibetan Spiritual Leader Dalai Lama on Monday said that India is a democratic country, very stable, and very good. “India is a democratic country, very stable, very good,” the Tibetan spiritual leader said upon arrival at Himachal Pradesh’s Kangra Airport after his month-long visit to Bodh Gaya. While speaking to reporters upon his arrival at his exile home in Dharamshala, he said that in Bodh Gaya, he met people who carry India’s 1000-year-old message of Ahimsa (non-violence) and that it is his duty to spread the Buddhist message of Ahimsa.…

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China Opposes Dalai Lama’s Visit To Sri Lanka

China has opposed Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama’s official visit to Sri Lanka, as per The Island. Taking to Twitter, the Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka, on Tuesday, said, “Chinese Charge d’affaires Hu Wei called on Malwathu Mahanayake: Chinese government and people strongly oppose any foreign country to receive the Dalai Lama in any name, because the 14th Dalai Lama is absolutely not a ‘simple monk’ as he self-claimed.” On 11 January, the Chinese embassy released a statement which stated, “They had a friendly conversation about the millennia close exchanges…

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Dalai Lama’s Advisers, NSCN Leaders Listed As Potential Targets Of Pegasus: Reports

Top ring of advisers around the Dalai Lama and several leaders of the National Socialist Council of Nagalim (NSCN) are among those listed as potential targets of Israeli spyware Pegasus, an international media consortium reported on Thursday. In the continuing series of reports on revelations from the international collaborative journalistic investigation called the Pegasus Project, the Wire has reported that phone numbers of multiple people close to Dubai Princess Sheikha Latifa, who was captured by Indian soldiers in 2018, were added to a list of potential targets for surveillance. According…

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Chinese Govt Should Have No Role In Succession Process Of Dalai Lama: US

The Chinese government should have no role in the succession process of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, the Biden Administration said on Tuesday. “We believe that the Chinese government should have no role in the succession process of the Dalai Lama,” State Department Spokesperson Ned Price told reporters at his daily news conference. “Beijing”s interference in the succession of the Panchen Lama more than 25 years ago, including by ”disappearing” the Panchen Lama as a child and attempting to replace him with a PRC (People”s Republic of China) government-chosen…

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Death of 14th Dalai Lama could spark religious crisis in Asia

Washington [US], February 17 (ANI): As only a few years are left for Dalai Lama to turn 90-year-old, there are fears among the international community that his death could spark a religious crisis in Asia.The Buddhist figure, who is currently 85-year-old, had earlier announced that upon turning 90 he will decide whether he should be reincarnated.According to CNN, while the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, is reportedly still in good health, questions over his succession are growing, along with fears that his death could lead to a religious crisis in…

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China continues to tighten its grip in Tibet, intensifies efforts to eradicate Dalai Lama from Tibetans’ religious lives

Washington [US], February 16 (ANI): In the latest attempt to tighten its grip in Tibet, China is forcing the Tibetans to pay less attention to their religion and show more enthusiasm for president Xi Jinping and the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), according to a report by The Economist.Beijing has also intensified its efforts to eradicate the Dalai Lama from the religious lives of Tibetans to crush their identity.The Chinese government occupied Tibet in 1950 and has ever since tried to control the region.The Dalai Lama, whom China views as overseer…

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