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February 12, 2023   •   

Dalai Lama Center: Laying the Foundation for a More Peaceful and Compassionate World

Promoting loving kindness and compassion as human values

October 22, 2021   •   

Hydropower Project Threatens the Religious Heritage of Tibet, Protesters Claim

A nomadic Tibetan tribe and Buddhist monks protest a government plan to build a hydroelectric project that could destroy monasteries and temples in the Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh, India.

September 8, 2021   •   

14-Year-Old High School Freshman Prepares for Life as a Tibetan Buddhist Lama

Jalue Dorje, high school freshman from Minnesota, hopes to become an apostle of peace.

September 8, 2018   •   

China Escalates the Pressure on Tibetan Buddhists

Through 60 years of occupation by China, Tibet has continued to assert its unique culture and Buddhist religion.

May 23, 2017   •   

Forced Evictions of Tibetan Buddhist Sichuan Enclave

Chinese authorities are carrying out a campaign to dismantle dwellings in Larung Gar, a mountainside settlement in southwestern Sichuan province that is home to some 10,000 Tibetan Buddhist monks and nuns. Some estimate the population at 20,000.

April 27, 2017   •   

Tibetan Buddhists Mark 28th Birthday of Abducted Panchen Lama

Gedhun Choekyi Nyima was born April 25, 1989, in Lhari County, Tibet. Six years later, shortly after the Dalai Lama named him the 11th incarnation of the Panchen Lama, the boy was abducted and has not been heard from again.