Prayer Vigil April 6: Freedom is the basis for happiness of all living beings

“What I want to convey here is the concern of the six million Tibetans. At a time when we are making our final move toward our goal – if you have money, it is the time to spend it; if you are educated it is the time to produce results; if you have control over your life, I think the day has come to sacrifice your life. The fact that Tibetan people are setting themselves on fire in this 21st century is to let the world know about their suffering, and to tell the world about the denial of basic human rights. If you have any empathy, stand up for the Tibetan people.”

Jamphel Yeshi self-immolated on March 26 and passed away March 28 in New Delhi, India

“Jamphel Yeshi’s sacrifice was an act of the highest order of service to one’s country and people. He knew exactly what he wanted to tell us Tibetans and the world that freedom is the basis of happiness for all living beings”.  Dhondup Lhadar, vice-president of Tibetan Youth Congress. (source:

Join us at the Prayer Vigil for Tibet, Friday, April 6 at the International Campaign for Tibet, 1825 Jefferson Place, NW, Washington D.C.  The Gaden Jangtse monks led by Geshe Dorji Wangchuk will offer the Lama Chopa puja beginning at 6:30 pm, this will be followed by a procession to Lafayette Park. Co-sponsors: ICT, American University – Students for Tibet, Capital Area Tibetan Association, Guhyasamaja Center.


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