Hi guest, Register | Login | Contact Us
Welcome to Phayul.com - Our News Your Views
Wed 24, Oct 2018 01:50 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
Around 35 TYC activists detained after protests against Chinese delegation in Delhi
Prominent Tibetan school thanks India on its 58th anniversary
Must keep pace with trends of changing China: Tibetan President at Chinese Outreach Forum
Thousands evacuated as landslide block Yarlung Tsangpo, downstream area alerted
Tibetans, Mongolians, Uyghurs protest China at ASEM summit in Brussels
Chinese workers attack Tibetans for protesting illegal construction
Will continue to lobby for party-based democracy, says NDPT
Landslides, flooding in Chamdo due to China’s excessive mining and construction projects: rights group
Odisha Tibetans at mercy of aid as Cyclone Titli destroys 90% of crops
CTA holds “Thank You Himachal Pradesh,” in Shimla
 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
Tibetans Pray for Tsunami Victims
TibetNet[Friday, December 31, 2004 02:40]
Dharamsala, December 30 - The Central Tibetan Administration held an official prayer for the victims of last weekend’s earthquake and subsequent Tsunami that killed thousands of people in south east Asia and Africa. Organised by the Department of Religion and Culture of the Central Tibetan Administration based here, the prayer ceremony at the Tsuglakhang main temple was attended by a large number of monks, nuns and lay public on Tuesday.

Prayers were offered for the rebirth of the dead in the higher realms, welfare of the families of the dead and healthy balance of the earth’s natural forces.

The earthquake which measured 8.9 on Richter scale is said to be one of the strongest and most destructive since 1775 when coastal areas of Portugal and some other European countries were hit by Tsunami killing around 60,000 people. An earthquake measuring 8.6 on Richter scale had hit Tibet on 15 August 1950.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama has sent letters to the Indian President and Prime Minister, President of Sri Lanka. His Holiness will also write to the leaders of other Tsunami-hit countries. His Holiness has contributed 500000 Rupees to the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund.
Print Send Bookmark and Share
  Readers' Comments »
Tsunami aid (Lhamo)
Go ahead then (Nyima)
IT IS TIME TO HELP (PEMA)
Help first be diverted to the Tibetans (Topgyal)
Donations for Tsunami victims (tseten)
Give hand (Lobsang Auka)
prayers for the victims (norbu)
Your Comments

 Other Stories
All India Bike Rally Concludes in Capital
Year 2005 Declared as the International Year of the 11th Panchen Lama
Central Lhasa gets facelift with ‘Tibetan characteristics’
Dalai Lama offers prayers for tsunami victims
Sakya Head's 60th Birthday Celebrated
TSUNAMI FURY: No news yet on 160 Malaysians
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