The 4th General Meeting of Tibetan schoolteachers was yesterday opened by His Holiness the Dalai Lama at the lower T.C.V school auditorium. More than four hundred school teachers from various Tibetan schools in India have gathered at lower T.C.V School
Tibetans participating in the Kalchakra pooja, the most sacred weeklong rituals of the Himalayan Buddhists, are likely to use the occasion for their anti-China campaign. The prayers to be conducted by His Holiness the Dalai Lama are scheduled to begin on January 11.
The boycott campaign against the use of Chinese products undertaken earlier in India by Friends of Tibet saw its first round yesterday in Mcloed Ganj and nearby areas with the distribution of pamphlets appealing the local public to abandon use of goods made by and in China.
A senior police official in Bihar voiced concern over the safety of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama with Indian Buddhists stepping up their protests against his visit to the state next week.
The London-based technology website www.vnunet.com has said that the Dalai Lama’s caution on the perils of IT, issued during his visit to Australia in May 2002, is among the 10 most popular stories on its website in 2002.