Hi guest, Register | Login | Contact Us
Welcome to Phayul.com - Our News Your Views
Wed 18, Sep 2019 06:29 AM (IST)
Search:     powered by Google
Photo News
Statements &
Press Releases

Book Reviews
Movie Reviews
News Discussions
News Archives
Download photos from Tibet
 Latest Stories
Revised TPA bill proposes sanction on Chinese official impeding Dalai Lama’s reincarnation
“I commend India for its deeply rooted religious pluralism,” Dalai Lama's in birthday wishes for Modi
Tribals in Odisha seek cancellation of Tibetan refugees’ land lease
Bill to modify Tibet policy Act 2002 introduced in US House of Representatives
US Secretary of State asks Hollywood to stop bowing to Chinese censors
Tibetans lived in three provinces as one entity: His Holiness at Tenshug ceremony
Confrontation between rival soldiers in Indo-Tibetan border in Ladakh
Authoritarian regimes’ longevity is poor: Prof. Ashis Nandy
China targets retired Tibetan government officials in TAR for practicing Buddhism
Tibetan writer in Asia Meets Asia-2019
 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 »
The Dalai Lama returns to a rousing welcome
Phayul[Monday, May 28, 2012 16:23]
His Holiness the Dalai Lama being given a rousing welcome on his arrival in Dharamshala from a five-nation Europe trip on May 28, 2012. (Phayul photo/Norbu Wangyal)
His Holiness the Dalai Lama being given a rousing welcome on his arrival in Dharamshala from a five-nation Europe trip on May 28, 2012. (Phayul photo/Norbu Wangyal)
DHARAMSHALA, May 28: Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama returned to his exile home of Dharamshala today in the morning to a grand reception.

More than three thousand Tibetans, Indians and foreign tourists here in the town lined up the streets carrying traditional Tibetan scarves to welcome the Dalai Lama.

Returning from a hectic five-nation Europe tour, the 76-year old Tibetan leader was received at the local Gaggal Airport by Gyalwang Karmapa, Kalon Tripa Dr Lobsang Sangay, and Speaker of the Tibetan Parliament, Penpa Tsering.

Following the Dalai Lama’s arrival at his residence, Tibetans held a formal felicitation ceremony at the Tsug-la Khang, the main temple, celebrating the Tibetan leader’s successful trip.

Beginning his tour from London, His Holiness had met with British Prime Minister David Cameron and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and also received the 2012 Templeton Prize.

According to reports, both the British leaders expressed concern for the situation in Tibet and interest in other developments in China.

The exiled Tibetan leader was awarded the Templeton prize, the largest annual monetary award given to an individual, for his work in encouraging scientific research and harmony among religions; the latter being one of the Dalai Lama’s three main commitments.

The Tibetan Nobel Laureate donated $1.5 million, the largest share of the prize to Save the Children, India, an organisation, which is at the forefront of the fight against malnutrition - one of the biggest causes of deaths of young children across the globe.

"Our real hope (is the) younger generation. If we properly educate them then they will change the whole world," the Dalai Lama had said announcing his decision.

On the last leg of his trip in Austria, the Dalai Lama met with Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann, Vice Chancellor and Foreign Minister Michael Spindelegger.

In Vienna, His Holiness also addressed the European Solidarity Rally for Tibet, which was attended by over 10,000 people from all over Europe.

In the coming weeks, the Dalai Lama is scheduled to give his annual Buddhist teachings to Tibetan youngsters followed by a special introductory Buddhist teaching at the request of Indian Buddhists in Dharamshala.
Print Send Bookmark and Share
  Readers' Comments »
Proper name for His Holiness (wds1)
Your Comments

 Other Stories
Two Tibetans self-immolate in Lhasa, One feared dead
Leadership change at NDPT, Party elects new executives
The Dalai Lama returns to a rousing welcome
Photo Galleries
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