Upcoming Special Events with His Holiness the Dalai Lama


July 2015 events related to His Holiness’s 80th birthday will be held in Los Angeles, New York City, Colorado and maybe elsewhere. The final Jang chub Lam Rim teaching is confirmed at Sera Monastery in Bylakuppe, India from 24th to 28th December 2015. The Kalachakra initiation is confirmed at Bodh Gaya, India from 14th to […]

Monlam 2015 Long Life Ceremony and Jataka Teaching March 4 and 5


In celebration of Monlam: March 4th – Long Life Offering Ceremony There will be a Long Life Offering Ceremony for His Holiness the Dalai Lama at the Main Tibetan Temple in Dharamsala, HP, India. This broadcast is in Tibetan language only. The live webcast can be viewed at here. Time: 8:30am – 11:30am IST or […]

His Holiness the Sakya Trizin’s U.S. 2015 Schedule


Just in case you haven’t seen it already, the schedule for His Holiness the Sakya Trizin’s 2015 United States spring tour is posted here. For those of you in the D.C. area, he will be giving the Avalokiteshvara empowerment April 7 – 8 at the request of Sakya Phuntsok Ling. On April 9 in D.C. he will […]

Losar Tashi Delek: Year of the Sheep


Dear Friends, Best wishes for a peaceful, safe and healthy New Year! Here’s an inspiring way to start the New Year — Praises to the 21 Taras sung by Dechen Shek-Dagsay. And here’s how to say Losar Tashi Delek and all best wishes in Tibetan – send this to your lamas and friends  :D ལོ་གསར་ལ་བཀྲིས་བདེ་ལེགས། བཀྲིས་བདེ་ལེགས་ཕུན་སུམ་ཚོགས་། […]

His Holiness the Dalai Lama: On Jihad


“Muslim friends have assured me that a good Muslim must extend love to all the creatures of Allah. On the other hand one who sheds blood is no longer a genuine Muslim. And as regards the word ‘jihad’, what it really refers to is the struggle to combat our destructive emotions. So it seems that […]

Coverage of His Holiness’s Meeting with the Muslim Community on Feb 5 2015


After attending the National Prayer Breakfast on Capitol Hill in the morning, His Holiness met with representatives from the American Muslim Community. The panel discussion was organized by the Development Organization for Societies in Transition. The theme was ‘Service in Action’. Panellists included Sheikh Al-Sahlani, general representative of His Eminence Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Al-Sistani and […]