Karma Yeshi, the former vice- president of the Tibetan Youth Congress, announced the commencement of the ‘Flame of Truth’, a peaceful demonstration demanding autonomy for Tibet in Kochi.
Thousands of Tibetans, Indians, Chinese, and foreign tourists filled the courtyard of the Tsug-la Khang, the main temple in Dharmashala today to wish His Holiness the Dalai Lama on his 77th birthday.
On this special and joyous occasion of the seventy-seventh birthday of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and on behalf of Tibetans inside and outside Tibet and the Central Tibetan Administration, I offer His Holiness our deepest reverence, prayers, and warmest wishes.
STATEMENT OF THE TIBETAN PARLIAMENT-IN-EXILE ON THE OCCASION OF CELEBRATIONS MARKING THE 77TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF HIS HOLINESS THE DALAI LAMA
On this auspicious occasion of the birth anniversary of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, the supreme saviour of all sentient beings, the master of the entire corpus of the Buddha’s teachings extant on this earth; a great champion of world peace; the human embodiment of Avalokitesvara,