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Dalai Lama warns of inner ugliness

THE Dalai Lama captivated thousands in Sydney with his preachings on vanity, birth control and the imperative of truth and conviction as necessary means to stem global violence. His holiness joked and laughed about the modern-day habits of the western…


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His Holiness meets acting Prime Minister Chris Evans

His Holiness the Dalai Lama, talks with Australia’s acting leader Sen. Chris Evans in Sydney, Australia, Friday, June 13, 2008. (AP Photo/Dalai Lama official, Rusty Stewart, HO) Sydney: Australia’s acting prime minister Chris Evans held a low-key meeting with His…


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Dalai Lama no foe of Beijing

THE Dalai Lama has a dilemma. The spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism believes he is an honest friend of China and describes himself as pro-Chinese. He does not seek independence from China for Tibet and the six million Tibetans who…


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Dalai Lama asks Tibetans to respect China’s glory

The Dalai Lama in Sydney yesterday: There was some resentment, some dissatisfaction in minds of Tibetans over the China conflict. Photo: Daniel Munoz The Dalai Lama is feted for his patient forbearance, but he admitted yesterday that after 60 years…


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Dalai Lama optimistic about China-Tibet relations

ABC Radio | PM Program MARK COLVIN: Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, addressed the media at a press conference in Sydney. He says he’s optimistic that tensions between China and Tibet will ease. And he’s calling on his…