Hi guest, Register | Login | Contact Us
Welcome to Phayul.com - Our News Your Views
Sun 17, Nov 2019 06:08 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
Two-day Health festival organized by Tibetan Cancer Society concludes
Kashag mute on delay in issuing official apology in Case no. 20
CTA rejects Chinese Ambassador’s claim over reincarnation of Buddhist masters
China plans its own Yellowstone on the Tibetan Plateau
Dalai Lama wishes former US President Jimmy Carter swift recovery
His Holiness interacts with members of Young Presidents’ Organisation (YPO) from Nepal
“Go back China” say protestors in Nepal against Chinese encroachment
Tibetan man detained on the eve of Uprising day for WeChat post
Tibetan Monk detained for "political" post on WeChat in Ngaba
Tibetan man sentenced for sharing teachings of Dalai Lama through Wechat
 Latest Photo News
Shrutika Sharma from Nainital, Uttrakhand, wins the Miss Himalaya Pageant 2019, seen with her are first runners up Shalika Rana and second runners up Sapna Devi. Oct. 13, 2019 Phayu Photo: Kunsang Gashon
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 photos »
Advertisement
Violence can never bring lasting resolution: the Dalai Lama
Phayul[Friday, March 09, 2012 06:59]
His Holiness the Dalai Lama teaching from the Jataka Tales on the last day of  Monlam Chenmo (the Great Prayer Festival) at Tsug-la Khang, Dharamshala on March 8, 2012. (Phayul photo/Norbu Wangyal
His Holiness the Dalai Lama teaching from the Jataka Tales on the last day of Monlam Chenmo (the Great Prayer Festival) at Tsug-la Khang, Dharamshala on March 8, 2012. (Phayul photo/Norbu Wangyal
DHARAMSHALA, March 9: Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama said that violence and oppression can never bring a lasting resolution to the crisis inside Tibet.

The Dalai Lama was speaking on the final day of the five-day Monlam Chenmo (Great Prayer Festival) held at Tsug-la Khang, the main temple in Dharamshala yesterday.

“Although violence and oppression may appear powerful and decisive, but it is only temporary. Violence can never bring a lasting and long term resolution to any problem,” the Dalai Lama told thousand of devotees in attendance.

“Whereas, truth cannot be destroyed, it will prevail in the end. And truth is on the side of Tibet,” the 76-year old Tibetan leader added.

Offering prayers for the victims of the ongoing violence and repression inside Tibet, His Holiness said that China is “destroying from the roots” the rich Tibetan religious tradition and culture.

“It is despicable that truth is being violently suppressed inside Tibet right now,” the Tibetan leader said.

“In today’s world, truth is losing to might and power but there is nothing much we can do,” the Dalai Lama added while encouraging everyone to pray for the wellbeing and happiness of all human beings.

Since 2009, 26 Tibetans have set their bodies on fire in the ongoing wave of self-immolations inside Tibet, demanding the return of the Dalai Lama and freedom in Tibet. Chinese leaders have called for a “war” against the

His Holiness gave teachings from the Jataka Tales, coinciding with the 15th day of the first month in the Tibetan lunar calendar. Elaborate butter sculptures were on display to mark Chonga Chopa inside the temple.

Calling his last year’s decision to devolve his entire political authority to the elected Tibetan leadership a timely one, the Dalai Lama expressed confidence and satisfaction with the work being carried out by the exile administration.

“There has been no lapse or dereliction of duties since my retirement last year,” the Dalai Lama said.
Print Send Bookmark and Share
  Readers' Comments »
Be the first to comment on this article

 Other Stories
Statement of TYC on the 53rd Anniversary of the 10th March Uprising
Time to change Middle-Way Policy: TYC
The Dalai Lama not to issue March 10 Statement, Will attend function
Chinese language textbooks ripped as students demand books in Tibetan
Violence can never bring lasting resolution: the Dalai Lama
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