Hi guest, Register | Login | Contact Us
Welcome to Phayul.com - Our News Your Views
Sun 21, Sep 2014 09:37 PM (IST)
Search:     powered by Google
 MENU
Home
News
Photo News
Opinions
Statements &
Press Releases

Book Reviews
Movie Reviews
Interviews
Travels
Health
Obituaries
News Discussions
News Archives
Download photos from Tibet
 Latest Stories
Time has come for religious leaders to be "more active": Dalai Lama
A lone protester sentenced to 10 years in prison
WeChat leads to arrest of two Tibetans
Tibet raised at the 27th session of UN Human Rights Council
Tibetan activists protest Xi in Delhi
TYC activists storm Chinese Embassy in New Delhi as Xi begins India tour
Sixty Tibetan students detained in Baroda, Gujurat
Eight RTYC chapters reject TYC resolution to cancel membership
Ngodup Tsering appointed as new Education Minister, Reshuffle in TGiE
Tibetan Parliament discusses Xi’s visit to India
 Latest Photo News
His Holiness the Dalai Lama gestures as he arrives in McLeod Ganj from Germany, Aug. 28, 2014/Phayul Photo/Kunsang Gashon
Tibetan exiles participate in a candle light vigil to pay tribute to the 5 Tibetans who died of injury sustained  in a firing on unarmed protesters demanding the release of a local chief of Shukpa village on Aug. 12. McLeod Ganj, August 20, 2014/Phayul Photo:Kunsang Gashon
Rescue workers gather around a mangled remains of a bus that plunged down a deep gorge on a mountain pass near Machu County. The bus was plying from Machu County to Tsoe town.  8 people have died, and 20 others were injured. Aug. 7, 2014/Tibet Times
more photos »
Advertisement
His Holiness attends conferences in Delhi
Phayul[Sunday, November 22, 2009 11:40]
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama inaugurates a cancer unit at the Max hospital in New Delhi, India, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2009.  (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama inaugurates a cancer unit at the Max hospital in New Delhi, India, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2009. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
Dharamsala November 22 - His Holiness the Dalai Lama yesterday attended the last day of the “International Conference: Exploring Tibet's History and Culture" at the Academic Council Hall of the Delhi University’s Vice Regal Lodge.

The Tibetan leader was invited to deliver the valedictory address at the conference on Tibetan history and culture at the Delhi University on Saturday.

Over 40 scholars from various parts of the world attending the conference from 19-21 November to explore the scale and magnitude of Tibet's history and culture.

The conference is jointly organised the University of Delhi and Central University for Tibetan Studies, Varanasi.

The audience comprising of students and staff of the university occasionally had light moments in between the lecture of the Tibetan leader who is well known for his sense of humour. His Holiness the Dalai Lama who is also an honorary professor at Delhi University said that he was a "lazy" person and "useless" as a professor.

"Delhi University may call me its honorary professor but the reality is that I am a useless professor. And there are two reasons for that," His Holiness said.

"Firstly, I have no time to do my duties as a professor and secondly, I am very lazy, so I don't do any homework. So here you have, a useless professor with a big name."

His Holiness is currently attending the last day of the "Hind Swaraj Centenary Commemoration" at Surajkund near Delhi. The conference that began on November 19 aims to “discuss challenges for Nonviolence based on day-to-today lives of people in the conflict zones and how they face them practicing Gandhian values”. The Tibetan leader will spend the entire day today at the conference.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama will give Buddhist teaching on Atisha's Lamp of the Path To Enlightenment (jangchup lamdron on November 24 and 13-Deity Yamantaka Initiation (lha chusoom jigje kawang on November 25. Russian devotees have requested the initiation and the teaching.

Print Send Bookmark and Share
  Readers' Comments »
Be the first to comment on this article

 Other Stories
I am a son of India, Dalai Lama says at Gandhian event
I don't want to escalate tension between India, China: Dalai Lama
His Holiness attends conferences in Delhi
Advertisement
Advertisement
Photo Galleries
Advertisement
Phayul.com does not endorse the advertisements placed on the site. It does not have any control over the google ads. Please send the URL of the ads if found objectionable to editor@phayul.com
Copyright © 2004-2014 Phayul.com   feedback | advertise | contact us
Powered by Lateng Online
Advertisement