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Hope in the heart of a homeless hero

Generations change, but the resentment remains. The Dalai Lama blesses monks after arriving in Sydney yesterday. Photo: Kate Geraghty AFTER nearly half a century as a “homeless person”, as he describes himself, the Dalai Lama was yesterday still hopeful of…


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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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Stages of Meditation teachings by His Holiness

Stages of Meditation His Holiness the Dalai Lama has returned to Australia to deliver five days of teachings at the Dome, Sydney Showground at Sydney Olympic Park from June 11-15 2008. Described by His Holiness as a key that opens…


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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…


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