Gyalwang Karmapa’s latest offering, The Heart is Noble, released in New Delhi

The 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje’s latest book, The Heart is Noble: Changing the World from the Inside Out, was released in the Indian capital New Delhi on Wednesday. The book was released in the presence of Gyalwang Karmapa by Aruna Roy, renowned social activist, with Rajiv Mehrotra of the Foundation for Universal Responsibility

The Dalai Lama in Australia 2013

Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama comforts a patient during his visit to Westmead Hospital in Sydney, Australia on June 17, 2013. The Dalai Lama is on a 11-day national tour of Australia. Live webcast of all teachings and public talks of the Dalai Lama in Australia from June 14-23, 2013 can be viewed at (Photo/Rusty Stewart/DLIA 2013)

Campaigners deplore Tibet’s exclusion from G8 joint communiqué

Tibet advocacy groups have expressed “deep disappointment” at the failure of G8 leaders to make any mention on the situation in Tibet in a joint communiqué at the end of their two day annual summit. In a statement today, Tibet campaigners deplored the exclusion of any commitment by the G8 leaders on “working multilaterally

Sogyal Rinpoche teaches young Tibetans and Himalayans in New York

World-renowned Buddhist teacher and author of the highly acclaimed The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying, Sogyal Rinpoche gave an exclusive teaching to youngsters from the Himalayan region at the newly inaugurated Sherpa Community Hall in Queens, New York on Sunday.

CTA holds prayer service for Tibetan self-immolator Wangchen Dolma

A mass prayer service was held today in the exile Tibetan headquarters of Dharamshala in honour of nun Wangchen Dolma, who set herself ablaze in protest against China’s continued occupation of Tibet on June 11. The prayer service was presided over by Jhador Rinpoche, former abbot of Namgyal Monastery.