$2.5 Million Gift for Tibetan Buddhist Studies at University of Michigan

The University of Michigan in United States has received a gift of $2.5 Million to established a New Chair in Tibetan Buddhist Studies from the Khyentse Foundation. According to the foundation, this is the largest monetary contribution to Tibetan Buddhist studies in North America.

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China Bans India-Trained Tibetan Monks from Teaching

In a first ever move outside the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) in China occupied Tibet, officials of a county in the Sichuan province issued a letter banning the Tibetan monks who have been trained from the monasteries in India from teaching Buddhism there. It is reported as a move from the government to curb the spread of so called separatist ideas.

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Dalai Lama Offered Long Life Prayer by Nuns, Inspired to Continue His Work

The Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama offered a long life prayer ceremony by the nuns from all five sects of Tibetan Buddhism on Thursday morning at the Main Temple, McLeod Ganj. His Holiness told at the ceremony that their dedication and service inspires him to continue his works for many years to come.

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Despite No Details, China Says Jokhang Fire not Arson

While the Tibetans were celebrating the second day of their new year on February 17, the holiest icon of Tibetan Buddhism, Jokhang Temple was involved in a tragic fire incident. After almost a week’s time, the Chinese officials have informed through their official mouth piece Xinhua that the Jokhang fire in Lhasa was not a deliberate crime of any human.

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Major Fire Broke out at Sacred Jokhang Temple in Lhasa

In the latest trending news out breaks, the most sacred Tibetan Buddhist temple, Jokhang in Lhasa caught a major fire incident on Saturday evening. The incident was heavily reported by witnesses on the social media, which according to reports, the fire broke out in a side hall of the temple, which in a slight relief does not comprise to be the primary part of the main temple.

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Ireland to Open First Tibetan Buddhist Temple in 2019

Ireland will be opening its first Tibetan Buddhist temple in the summer of 2019 according to the report in the Irish Times. The temple based on traditional Tibetan temple structures, Dzogchen Beara Buddhist Meditation Centre, which began the plan since 2008 is aiming to make the place into a centre of peace and happiness.

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Buddha’s Teachings Based On Reason and Logic: Dalai Lama

The Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama on Saturday while taking part in a meeting of Gelukpa Abbots and teachers in Bodh Gaya told that Buddha’s teachings are based on reason and logic, not mere faith. His Holiness discussed with Gelukpa abbots and teacher about the ways to improve education at Gelukpa seats of learning during the meeting.

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One of The Largest Tibetan Monastery Opened In Taiwan

One of the largest Tibetan monastery has been opened in Taiwan according to the report published in the official website of the Central Tibetan Administration on Wednesday. The Gosok Tsechen Kunphen monastery was inaugurated in the presence of His Eminence Jangtse Choeje Gosok Rinpoche and Representative Dawa Tsering, Office of Tibet, Taiwan on Sunday.

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China Interfering Tibetan Faith For Political Gains

China interfering Tibetan faith for political gains by strictly imposing control over the ancient Tibetan reincarnation system of the Buddhist practice. The primary objective behind making an unusual interference with the people’s faith remains to challenge the significant faith in the Dalai Lama which ultimately aims to grab the institution of the Dalai Lama to legitimatize their occupation.

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Simplest Explanation On Meditation From Dalai Lama

The Tibetan spiritual leader and the Nobel Peace laureate, His Holiness the Dalai Lama who is currently in Mumbai giving teachings to the devotees yesterday gave one of the simplest explanation on meditation. The spiritual leader is a well known public figure across for connecting with the modern people with relevant knowledge of the ancient Indian philosophy.

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