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Dalai Lama admitted to Delhi hospital with chest infection

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has been admitted to a hospital in New Delhi. He had been diagnosed with a chest infection and will need to remain under medical supervision for the next two days. Although his condition is stable and there is nothing to worry about. The 14th Dalai Lama had attended a ..

2019 International conference on Guru Padmasambhava held in New Delhi

On January 29, the 2-day International conference on 8th century Himalayan sage Guru Padmasambhava was held in New Delhi that saw the participation of distinguished scholars from both countries. The conference titled ‘Life and Legacy of Guru Padmasambhava’, was organized by the Centre for Escalation of Peace (CEP). Scholars from both countries discussed the Guru ..

Delhi government launches ‘Happiness Curriculum’ for students up to class 8

Arvind Kejriwal, the Chief Minister of Delhi, launched the ‘Happiness Curriculum’ for students of nursery to Class 8 in government schools on July 2, 2018. The curriculum was launched in the presence of the Dalai Lama. Students across schools can expect a ‘happiness’ period of 45 minutes. Each class will begin with a five-minute meditation ..

Lobsang Sangay Takes oath as Kalon Tripa

Harvard scholar Lobsang Sangay was elected prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile and would take over the political duties relinquished by spiritual leader the Dalai Lama . He had defeated his nearest rival Tethong Tenzin Namgyal by 8,646 votes. He succeeded Samdhong Rinpoche, who was in office for two terms of five years each. Sangay ..

News Today : August 8, 2011

Lobsang Sangay: Tibet’s PM-in-exile Mr. Lobsang Sangay took oath as Kalon Tripa, the prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile, at a ceremony held in Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh Ceremony presided over by the spiritual leader Dalai Lama Dalai Lama also announced to hand over all political responsibilities to THE democratically-elected leadership of Lobsang Sangay Mr. ..

Tibetan Buddhism, Karmapa Controversy and Ogyen Trinley Dorje

Lamaism is another name of Tibetan Buddhism. It’s a body of Buddhist religious doctrine which is followed in Tibet and other Himalayan parts such as Bhutan, Nepal, India’s Arunachal Pradesh, Ladakh, Himachal Pradesh as well as Sikkim. Tibetan Buddhism is the state religion of Bhutan. There are 4 schools of Tibetan Buddhism viz. Nyingmapa, Kagyupa,Sakyapa ..