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PM ‘will meet Dalai Lama next time’

PRIME Minister Kevin Rudd said in Tokyo today he was ready to meet with the Dalai Lama in the future after missing him during the exiled Tibetan leader’s ongoing visit. Mr Rudd said he was unable to meet the Dalai…


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People more important than politics, says Dalai Lama

The Dalai Lama says he does not mind missing out on meeting Prime Minister Kevin Rudd during his visit to Australia. Tibet’s spiritual leader is in Sydney for five days and has already met with Opposition Leader Brendan Nelson. He…


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Dalai Lama to meet acting prime minister in Australia

SYDNEY (AFP): The Dalai Lama arrived in Australia Wednesday on the second leg of a five-country world tour which has brought protests from Beijing, but he will not be met by Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, officials said. Rudd is on…


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Update on Tibet Demonstrations, 7 Jun 2008

1 June 2008: Ngaba (Ch: Aba) County, Ngaba “TAP”, Amdo (incorporated into Chinese province of Sichuan) – Kirti monastery in danger of not having any monks Since June 1, monks of Kirti monastery, in Ngaba County, started leaving their monastery…


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Dalai Lama’s Advice Concerning Dolgyal (Shugden)

Following long and careful investigations, His Holiness the Dalai Lama strongly discourages Tibetan Buddhists from propitiating the fierce spirit known as Dolgyal (Shugden). Although he once practised Dolgyal propitiation himself, His Holiness renounced the practice in 1975 after discovering the…