Hi guest, Register | Login | Contact Us
Welcome to Phayul.com - Our News Your Views
Sun 16, Dec 2018 10:47 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
Tibetan man injured in a skirmish with taxi drivers in CTA Compound
Tibetan monk beaten up, arrested in Ngaba for protest
CTA Information Secretary Dhardhon Sharling resigns
Tibetan Prez asked to rewrite the written statement in case no. 20
US Congress passes Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act
Uncle claims nephew died of motorbike fire, not self immolation
Tibetans celebrate 29th year of Nobel peace prize conferment
Youth immolates self in Ngaba
Tibetan exiles condemn Indian Express' advertorial "propaganda for China"
China deploys “hunter-killer” drones in high altitude border regions of Tibet, Xinjiang
 Latest Photo News
Winner of the Miss Himalaya Pageant 2018 Ritika Sharma, First Runner-up Palak Sharma and Second-Runner-up Ashima Sharma wave to the audience during the Miss Himalaya Pageant 2018 in McLeod Ganj, India, on 6 October 2018, Photo: L. Wangyal
His Holiness the Dalai Lama arrives to begin his four day teaching on the request of a Taiwanese group, Tsuglakhang courtyard, Theckchen Choeling, McLeod Ganj, October . 3, 2018. OHHDL Photo/Ven. Tenzin Jamphel
Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama addresses the gathering during the 50th year celebration of Tibet Insitute Rikon. The event was attended by around 4000 people from all parts of Europe. Around 4000 people have come to attend the function organised by Tibet Institute Rikon with support of Tibetan Community in Switzerland and Liechtensein. Winterthur, September 22, 2018. Phayul photo/Norbu Wangyal
more photos »
Advertisement
Families of Tibet quake victims ask Hu and Wen to invite the Dalai Lama
Phayul[Saturday, April 17, 2010 10:56]
By Kalsang Rinchen

Dharamsala, April 17 – Tibetans in Yushu County (Kyegudo in the traditional Tibetan province of Kham) have asked Chinese president Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao to invite the Dalai Lama, whom Beijing reviles as “separatist,” to visit the quake affected area. In the aftermath of the deadly quake that struck on April 14, 1144 people have died according to official statistics but exile Tibetans with contacts in the region say the number is much higher.

A letter reportedly written by the Tibetans of Yushu published on the website boxun.com asked the Chinese leaders to set aside political differences with the Tibetan leader and allow their exiled leader to visit the area and pray for the victims.

While thanking the Chinese leaders for the “immediate relief efforts through soldiers and all round support from different sections of the society,” the Tibetans asserted their “strong faith in the teachings of Buddha” and the “deep faith in His Holiness the Dalai Lama” since many generations.

“Today, as we are suffering from a great physical and mental anguish, we really need His Holiness to visit the quake affected area to pray for the departed souls and to provide solace to the broken hearts. Today, we request you, president Hu and premier Wen, to find the compassion in your hearts and fulfill this desire of us quake victims.”

The Tibetans assured the Chinese leaders that they have no other objective apart from “fulfilling our religious aspirations of praying for the departed souls and the survivors of the disaster.”

“In this hour of distress, His Holiness’ visit to offer prayers and condolences in person is the only way to heal our wounded hearts. There is no other better way,” the letter concluded.
Print Send Bookmark and Share
  Readers' Comments »
Dalai Lama & earthquake victims (Tsongi)
What a extraordinary request ??? (rhinoceros)
whats the response from Hu and Wen? (lochoe)
Your Comments

 Other Stories
A Sympathetic Hearing
Dalai Lama eager to visit Quake hit region
Artiste by Chance
Families of Tibet quake victims ask Hu and Wen to invite the Dalai Lama
Tibetans begin cremating victims of China quake
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 © 2004-2018 Phayul.com   feedback | advertise | contact us
Powered by Lateng Online
Advertisement