March 20, 2018
Sarnath, UP, India - Before attending the Association of Indian Universities’ (AIU) Meet this morning, His Holiness the Dalai Lama spoke to a gathering of Central Institute for Higher Tibetan Studies’ (CIHTS) teachers. He recalled that Kapila Vatsyayan had taken the initiative to establish the Institute fifty years ago.
March 19, 2018
Sarnath, UP, India - It was still dark in Delhi this morning when His Holiness the Dalai Lama left for the airport to board a flight to Varanasi. By the time of take-off, however, the sun had risen. Vice-Chancellor of CIHTS, Geshe Ngawang Samten received him on arrival at Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport,
March 18, 2018
Jammu, J&K, India - His Holiness the Dalai Lama reached Jammu yesterday by road. This morning, before leaving his hotel, he met briefly with people from Ladakh and Zanskar. He greeted them as old friends, recalling that many Tibetan scholars and translators of the past travelled through this region to India.
March 16, 2018
Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, HP, India - Aaron Stern was the moderator this morning for the final meeting of the 33rd Mind & Life dialogue. As soon as His Holiness the Dalai Lama had arrived and was settled in his seat, he introduced the day’s two presenters—Sonia Lupien and Patricia Jennings.
March 15, 2018
Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, HP, India - This morning, after His Holiness the Dalai Lama had arrived at the Tsuglagkhang and taken his seat, the morning’s moderator, Dan Goleman, asked how he had slept. His Holiness replied that he felt a little tired, but had slept well.
March 15, 2018
Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, HP, India - In a letter to Angela Merkel His Holiness the Dalai Lama offered his congratulations on her election as the Chancellor of Germany for the fourth time. “You have been an enduring and inspirational leader,” he wrote, “representing vision and stability.
March 14, 2018
Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, HP, India - As His Holiness the Dalai Lama sat down at the start of the third day of the Mind & Life Conference this morning, Richard Davidson, today’s moderator, asked him how long he had slept. “Nine hours,” he replied.