Hi guest, Register | Login | Contact Us
Welcome to Phayul.com - Our News Your Views
Wed 19, Jun 2019 02:39 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
Two earthquakes kill 12, injures over 100 people in Sichuan
Largest pro-independence Tibetan group elects new leadership
Case No. 20 completes 'issue framing'
Dalai Lama attends event celebrating diversity in Muslim world
Global Tibetan Student Union announces maiden Tibetan Youth Icon award
Tibetan court rejects defendant’s adjournment plea in Case No. 20
Tibetan monk awarded ‘British Empire Medal’ for services to Buddhism in UK
Students face eviction at Yachen Gar
Standoff in Hong Kong continues as proposed extradition law faces mass protest
TYC urges dissociated chapters to rejoin, opens 17th General Body Meeting
 Latest Photo News
Nearly 3000 Students from eight countries listened to teachings of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Three day annual teachings for youth began today. June 3, 2019. Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
His Holiness the Dalai Lama is being escorted to the teaching site at Tsuglakhang temple, May 13, 2019. Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
More than a thousand Tibetans, Uyghurs and supporters protest in Paris to denounce China's repression in Tibet. Xi Jinping will be on an official visit to France from Monday. Under a canopy of flags with snow lions, protesters marched from the Trocadero Human Rights Square to the Peace Wall at the other end of the Champ de Mars. 25 March 2019. Phayul photo/Norbu Wangyal
more photos »
Advertisement
Dalai Lama Donates to Katrina Relief Fund
Office of Tibet, New York[Friday, September 09, 2005 21:57]
NEW YORK, September 8 - His Holiness the Dalai Lama said he was "shocked and deeply saddened by the massive destruction caused by Hurricane Katrina.

In a message to US President George Bush, His Holiness said the Tibetan people share "the immense suffering and the terrible losses that the victims of this calamity have had to endure and continue to do so".

His Holiness also pledged a contribution of US$ 100,000 toward the US Administration's relief efforts,


The following is the full text of His Holiness' message:


September 6, 2005

His Excellency George W. Bush
President of the United States
The White House
Washington, DC
USA

Your Excellency,

I am shocked and deeply saddened by the massive destruction caused by Hurricane Katrina. The loss of many lives is particularly tragic. The catastrophe is almost unimaginable in its extent and destruction. On behalf of the Tibetan people, I would like to express to you our deep sense of solidarity with the many Americans who have suffered so much from this great natural calamity. We share the immense suffering and the terrible losses that the victims of this calamity have had to endure and continue to do so. As a symbolic gesture of our deep feelings we would like to contribute US$ 100,000 (one hundred thousand US dollars) to the efforts of your Administration in coordinating the massive aid to the affected people in the United States.

The transfer of above mentioned amount will be administered by The Office of Tibet in New York to an appropriate relief agency.

As is our tradition, special prayers will be offered by large congregations of monks and nuns.

With prayers and good wishes,


Yours sincerely,
The Dalai Lama
Print Send Bookmark and Share
  Readers' Comments »
Donation (yeshe)
kookpa utsook. (JORU KA GULAM)
Better not interfere United States policy. (khedup)
Better not interfere United States policy. (khedup)
Re: Men (Me)
comment section should be lifted (tenzin)
F*** you me in Canada (men)
Re: (Me)
Thank you America (Kunchok)
Comment Section should be Lifted... (Bhu_Chakdong)
Learn How to Give As Well (Pema Gashon)
Hi Me (Tenzin Q)
Amazing (Me)
Your Comments

 Other Stories
Detentions before 40th anniversary of TAR
Dalai Lama Donates to Katrina Relief Fund
EU assembly urges China stop religious persecution
PM to talk human rights with Chinese president
Dalai Lama set to make historic visit
A lesson in Dharma
A global moment when talk of peace, not war, reigns
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 © 2004-2019 Phayul.com   feedback | advertise | contact us
Powered by Lateng Online
Advertisement