Dalai Lama says his role should cease after his death

The Dalai Lama, Tibet`s exiled spiritual leader, has said he thinks his traditional religious role should cease with his death rather than a "stupid" successor replace him and disgrace himself.

Chinese leader held back by hardliners over Tibet: Dalai Lama

 The Dalai Lama said Wednesday he believed China`s president may be ready to re-launch talks over greater autonomy for the Tibetan region but was being held back by Communist Party hardliners.

Dalai Lama says world must push for democracy in China

The Dalai Lama has said the world has a "moral responsibility" to push for democracy and rule of law in China.

But he said seeking closer ties with the world`s second-largest economy was a "realistic" policy for cash-strapped Western nations such as Britain.

Tutu urges pope to rethink decision not to meet Dalai Lama

South Africa's Archbishop Desmond Tutu on Monday appealed to the Pope to reconsider his decision not to meet the Dalai Lama during his visit to Rome.

Pope Francis declines meeting with Dalai Lama due to 'delicate relationship' with China

Pope Francis, who is visiting Rome , will not be meeting the Tibetan leader the Dalai Lama due to the "delicate situation" with China, said a Vatican spokesperson.

Pope Francis, Dalai Lama seek global effort for peace

Pope Francis I and the spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism, the XIV Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso, Friday expressed their hopes for achieving world peace and encouraged humanity to resolve its conflicts through a vision of global brotherhood.

No Pope meeting for Dalai Lama as Vatican eyes China ties

Pope Francis will not meet the Dalai Lama when the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader visits Rome this weekend, a Vatican spokesman said Thursday -- a decision apparently seeking to avoid upsetting China.

South Africa`s Zuma calls China an anti-colonial force

South African President Jacob Zuma said on Friday that China`s growing influence in Africa would allow the continent to free itself from "colonial shackles" as he wound up a visit to Beijing.

Dalai Lama to inaugurate Himalayan festival in Dharamsala
Dalai Lama to inaugurate Himalayan festival in Dharamsala

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama and Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh will jointly inaugurate the two-day International Himalyan Festival at Mcleodganj here on December 10.

Dalai Lama hails good start between Modi govt, China

Hailing the "good start" between the Narendra Modi government and the Chinese leadership, Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama on Saturday said that despite difficult situations, efforts should be made through mutual understand to reach agreeable solutions.

Hindu outfits bask in BJP win, raise pitch on Sanskrit issue
Hindu outfits bask in BJP win, raise pitch on Sanskrit issue

With an aim to unite Hindus across the globe, the World Hindu Congress 2014 (WHC) began in New Delhi on Friday.

Dalai Lama to attend Rome summit of Nobel laureates

 Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama will visit Italy next month to attend the 14th World Summit of Nobel Peace laureates, which was earlier scheduled in South Africa but cancelled in protest over denial of visa to him, his aide said Monday.

Tibetans to get US help to fight tuberculosis

 The Tibetans in exile will now get funds to fight with one of the biggest health problems, tuberculosis (TB).

China warns Tibet party members not to harbour separatist "fantasies" about Dalai Lama

A top Chinese official has vowed to severely punish members of the ruling Communist Party in Tibet who "harbour fantasies" about the troubled region`s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, state media said on Wednesday.

Gisele Bundchen meets Dalai Lama
Gisele Bundchen meets Dalai Lama

Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen and her family met spiritual leader Dalai Lama.

Nepal told to curb "anti-China" activities from its soil

China has asked Nepal to take strong measures to ensure that its soil is not used for "anti-China" activities, apparently by the supporters of the Dalai Lama.

Nobel Peace Prize to Indian, Pakistani will help resolve border conflict: Dalai Lama

Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, has said that the joint conferring of this year`s Nobel Peace Prize on Indian Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistani teen Malala Yousafzai can help resolve the border conflict between the two neighbours.

Dalai Lama's Dharamsala: Cricket tourists' vantage point
Dalai Lama's Dharamsala: Cricket tourists' vantage point

The quaint town of Dharamsala was best known for being the home of Dalai Lama until top-flight cricket arrived here with the construction of a world class stadium.

4th ODI: India, West Indies players to meet Dalai Lama
4th ODI: India, West Indies players to meet Dalai Lama

Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama will bless the India and West Indies cricketers ahead of the fourth One-day International at the scenic HPCA stadium here on October 17.

Dalai Lama congratulates Malala, Satyarthi for wining Nobel Peace Prize

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Saturday congratulated Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi for winning the Nobel Peace Prize, saying the award would serve as a reminder of the fundamental importance of education.