Hi guest, Register | Login | Contact Us
Welcome to Phayul.com - Our News Your Views
Sat 17, Nov 2018 02:12 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
LODI GYARI - A LEGENDARY DIPLOMAT - OBITUARY
Kasur Gyari Rinpoche to be cremated in Dehradun on Sunday
Four key agendas on current US visit, says President Sangay
Former political prisoner Palden Gyatso in frail health
Govt. of India’s post of advisor for Tibet likely to remain vacant until Xi's 2019 visit
Twitter CEO meets Dalai Lama, calls him “an amazing teacher”
Dalai Lama to speak at IIT Bombay's Techfest lecture series
Kashag’s written statement in Case no. 20 due within a week
‘My reincarnation issue not urgent’ says Dalai Lama in Japan
Emergency declared in landslide hit Chamdo, lake on Drichu river rise to dangerous level
 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
Dalai Lama will soon decide on his successor: Sikyong Sangay
[Monday, May 22, 2017 22:05]
By Tenzin Monlam

DHARAMSHALA, May 22: The President (Sikyong) of the Tibetan Government-in-Exile, Dr. Lobsang Sangay, said that His Holiness the Dalai Lama would soon decide on his successor.

Speaking at the ‘Indo-Tibet Summit-2017’ in New Delhi before leaving for Washington DC on May 20, Sangay said that the Dalai Lama is yet to make any decision regarding his successor as of now but may elect one soon.

The exile Tibetan President, Dr Lobsang Sangay, at the ‘Indo-Tibet Summit-2017’ in New Delhi on 20 May.
The exile Tibetan President, Dr Lobsang Sangay, at the ‘Indo-Tibet Summit-2017’ in New Delhi on 20 May.

“As far as the next Dalai Lama is concerned it’s already on the table and he can come through reincarnation, selection or emanation. These options are on the table but not yet executed,” he said, “He (the Dalai Lama) says that he will decide at the age of 90, but I think it should happen sooner and I think it is likely to happen.”

Dismissing claims made by the Chinese hardliners of their prerogative over the selection of the next Dalai Lama, the Harvard-educated Sikyong said that Beijing’s selection of the successor would be illegitimate.

“The communist party says religion is poison. They don’t believe in religion. They destroy monasteries and disrobe monks and nuns. What is the basis of legitimacy they will have to select the next Dalai Lama? Not at all,” the 48-year-old president said.

On the occasion, Sangay thanked the Indian government for being the ‘spine’ for the Tibetan struggle.

“The Tibetan freedom struggle is the original ‘made in India’ struggle. The cornerstone of Tibetan freedom struggle is based on the foundations of the Indian philosophy of ahimsa. The success of Tibetan freedom struggle will be India’s success story,” he said.

He also added that a new chapter of hope and success would be written when ‘freedom is restored’ in Tibet and when the Dalai Lama, and Tibetans inside and outside reunite.
Print Send Bookmark and Share
  Readers' Comments »
Be the first to comment on this article

 Other Stories
China must address legitimate Tibetan grievances: Sangay
Dalai Lama will soon decide on his successor: Sikyong Sangay
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