10th Khalkha Jetsun Dhampa Rinpoche
The Dalai Lama recently recognized an eight-year-old Mongolian boy as the reincarnation of the 10th Khalkha Jetsun Dhampa Rinpoche, one of the most important spiritual leaders in Tibetan Buddhism. The boy’s recognition has generated celebrations among Buddhists in Mongolia, but ..
Tags: China • Dalai Lama • Dharamshala • In Tibet • Tibetan Buddhism
Month: Current Affairs - March, 2023
Category: Art & Culture Current Affairs • International / World Current Affairs • Persons in News
Losar Festival of Ladakh
Losar festival of Ladakh is a religious festival. It is predominantly celebrated by the Tibetan Buddhists. It is celebrated for 15 days. It starts on Tibetan New Year. They follow Lunar calendar.How is Losar festival celebrated in Ladakh?The festival is ..
Tags: Ladakh • Losar • Losar Festival • Losar festival of Ladakh • Losar festival- New Year in Ladakh
Month: Current Affairs - January, 2022
Category: Art & Culture Current Affairs
2018 Report on International Religious Freedom
The 2018 Report on International Religious freedom has been released by the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom. The report makes the following observations:Religious freedom conditions continued to deteriorate in countries across the globe in 2017It cites ethnic cleansing ..
Tags: Azerbaijan • Bahrain • Burma • China • Country of Particular Concern
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 ..
Tags: Buddhism • Buddhists • Central Tibetan Administration • Lamas • Lobsang Sangay