Hi guest, Register | Login | Contact Us
Welcome to Phayul.com - Our News Your Views
Thu 14, Dec 2017 11:23 AM (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
Tibetan Nomads banned from UNESCO site nature reserve by China
FIFA kicks off football development campaign for women in Tibet
I may have devolved political power but will never forget Tibet: Dalai Lama
Lithuanian parliamentarians set up a solidarity group for Tibet
Nine SFT activists arrested for protesting Chinese FM Wang Yi in Delhi
Dalai Lama arrives in Mundgod, visits Drepung Monastery
Tibetans hold mass solidarity rally on on Worlds Human rights day in New York
Tibetan Youth Congress condemn Chinese Foreign Minister's visit to India
Combine modern education with the insights of ancient Indian knowledge: Dalai Lama
Senior Himachal BJP leader seeks Bharat Ratna for Dalai Lama
 Latest Photo News
Tibetans participate in a candle light vigil to mourn the passing away of Chinese activist Liu Xiaobo in China, TCV Day School, July 14, 2017 Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
His Holiness the Dalai Lama leaves for Gaggal airport, June 11, 2017. The Tibetan leader is scheduled to give a public talk on "Embracing the Beauty of Diversity in our World" at the University of California San Diego on June 16, 2017. Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
His Holiness the Dalai Lama bestows the chenrezig empowerment, Theckchen Choeling, McLeod Ganj, May 27, 2017 Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
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 ยป
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 © 2004-2017 Phayul.com   feedback | advertise | contact us
Powered by Lateng Online
Advertisement