China has completed the implementation of a stringent monitoring system in central Tibet that requires the restive region’s more than 4 million Internet, fixed telephone line, and mobile phone users to register under their real names, state media said on Wednesday.
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
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 www.youtube.com/user/DalaiLamainAustralia. (Photo/Rusty Stewart/DLIA 2013)
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
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.
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.