Kalachakra Initiation begins tomorrow

The main initiation of the Kalachakra puja begins tomorrow in the afternoon. His Holiness the Dalai Lama will give preparation initiation for students. This will be followed by the Kalachakra initiation for the next three days.

Phakpalha Re-elected as TAR CPPCC Chairman

Phakpalha Gelek Namgyal, a prominent Tibetan lama from Chamdo Jampaling Monastery, has been re-elected as chairman of the Tibet Autonomous Regional Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), Xinhua announced on January 15, 2003.

Obituary: Geshe Thubten Ngawang has passed away

Geshe Thubten Ngawang, the spiritual director of Tibetisches Zentrum V. Hamburg (Tibetan Centre Germany), passed away at 11.06 a.m. on 11th January 2003 at the age of 71. He was suddenly taken ill with cancer at the end of November.