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    His Holiness Graces ‘World Meet for Peace and Harmony’ in New Delhi
    September 12, 2012
     
    (dalailama.com) NEW DELHI: Although, following the tragic events of September 11th 2001, this day is remembered by many with sorrow, it also commemorates an occasion of bright significance. It was on 11th September 1893 that Swami Vivekananda fired the imagination of his listeners with his speech to the first Parliament of Religions held in Chicago. More
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    Kashag’s Statement on the Security of His Holiness the Dalai Lama
    May 20, 2012
     
    Kalon Pema Chhinjor, the officiating Kalon Tripa (L) and Kalon for Security Ngodup Dongchung (R) addressing a press conference on His Holiness the Dalai Lama's security More
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    Message of His Holiness the Dalai Lama to the Fourteenth Assembly of the Tibetan People’s Deputies
    March 14, 2011
     
    To the members of the Fourteenth Assembly  of the Tibetan People’s Deputies,     It is common knowledge that ancient Tibet,  consisting of three provinces (Cholkha-sum) was ruled  by a line  of forty-two Tibetan kings beginning with Nyatri Tsenpo (127 BCE), and  ending  with Tri Ralpachen (838 CE). Their rule spanned almost one thousand  years. More
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    2011 (52nd Anniversary)
    March 3, 2011
     
    Statement of His Holiness the Dalai Lama on the 52nd Anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising Day March 10th 2011 Today marks the 52nd anniversary of the Tibetan people’s peaceful uprising of 1959 against Communist China’s repression in the Tibetan capital Lhasa, and the third anniversary of the non-violent demonstrations that took place across Tibet in 2008. More
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    2010 (51st Anniversary)
    March 10, 2010
     
    Today marks the 51st anniversary of the Tibetan people's peaceful uprising in 1959 against Communist China's repression in Tibet, as well as the second anniversary of the peaceful protests that erupted across Tibet in March 2008. More
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    2009(Fiftieth Anniversary)
    March 10, 2009
     
     Today is the fiftieth anniversary of the Tibetan people's peaceful uprising against Communist China's repression in Tibet. Since last March, widespread peaceful protests have erupted across the whole of Tibet.  Most of the participants were youths born and brought up after 1959, who have not seen or experienced a free Tibet. More
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    Address to the plenary session of the European Parliament
    December 4, 2008
     
    By His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama Your Excellency, Mr. President, Honorable Members of the Parliament, ladies and gentlemen, It་is a great honour to speak before you today and I thank you for your་invitation. More
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    Appeal to Chinese Spiritual Brothers and Sisters (25 April 2008)
    April 25, 2008
     
    His Holiness the Dalai Lama's Appeal to Chinese Spiritual Brothers and Sisters Friday, 25 April 2008, 10:41 a.m. Today I would like to make a personal appeal to all Chinese spiritual brothers and sisters, both inside as well as outside the People's Republic of China, and especially to the followers of the Buddha. I do this as a Buddhist monk and a student of our most revered teacher, the Buddha. More
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    2009(Forty-Ninth Anniversary)
    March 10, 2008
     
    On the occasion of the 49th anniversary of the Tibetan people's peaceful uprising in Lhasa on 10 March 1959, I offer my prayers and pay tribute to those brave men and women of Tibet who have endured untold hardships and sacrificed their lives for the cause of the Tibetan people and express my solidarity with those Tibetans presently undergoing repression and ill-treatment. More
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    His Holiness addresses the Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony held in Washington, D.C. on 17 October 2007
    October 17, 2007
     
    His Holiness addresses the Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony held in Washington, D.C. on 17 October 2007Washington, D.C: President Bush, Speaker Pelosi, Senator Byrd, my fellow Laureate Elie Wiesel, Honorable Members of Congress, Brothers and Sisters. It is a great honor for me to receive the Congressional Gold Medal. More
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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony, 17 October 2007
    October 17, 2007
     
    His Holiness addresses the Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony held in Washington, D.C. on 17 October 2007 His Holiness the Dalai Lama addresses the audience during the Congressional Gold Medal Awards Ceremony in the United States Capitol Rotunda. Photo: Sonam Zoksang/ICT Washington, D. More
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    2007(Forty-Eighth Anniversary)
    March 10, 2007
     
    On the occasion of the forty-eighth anniversary of the Tibetan people's peaceful uprising in Lhasa in 1959, I offer my prayers and tribute to all those Tibetans who have suffered and sacrificed their lives for the cause of the Tibetan people. I also express my solidarity with those who are presently suffering repression and imprisonment. More
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    His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s message at the inaugural of the 14th Assembly of Tibetan People’s Deputies, Dharamshala, 1 June 2006
    June 1, 2006
     
      I convey my best wishes to the newly elected members of the Assembly of the Tibetan People's Deputies, its Chairperson and Vice-chairperson. This Assembly is comprised of both seasoned members, who have had years of prior experience as deputies, and fresh young members, who have received modern education. More
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    2006 (Forty-Seventh Anniversary)
    March 10, 2006
     
    Today, as we commemorate the 47th anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising Day, I extend my warm greetings to my fellow Tibetans in Tibet and in exile, as well as to our friends around the world. I also pay homage to the brave men and women of Tibet who have sacrificed their lives, and who continue to suffer, for the cause of Tibetan people. More
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    Address of His Holiness the Dalai Lama at the tenth session of the thirteenth Assembly of Tibetan People’s Deputies, Dharamshala, 9 September 2005
    September 9, 2005
     
    I have been unable to attend the Assembly for some time. This is the first time I am attending it since its renovation. I extend my warm   greetings and Tashi Delek to all of you. I always say that I do not      have any thing new to comment on or present new ideas. Today also I do not have anything new to say. More
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    Inter-faith seminar, Ladakh, 25 August 2005
    August 25, 2005
     
    A Biased Mind Cannot Grasp Reality: His Holiness His Holiness the Dalai Lama's address to the inter-faith seminar, organised by the International Association for Religious Freedom, Ladakh Group, in Leh on 25 August 2005 I am extremely delighted to be able to attend this inter-faith seminar on Preservation of Religious harmony, Co-existence and Universal Peace organised by International Association More
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    A Biased Mind Cannot Grasp Reality: His Holiness
    August 25, 2005
     
    A Biased Mind Cannot Grasp Reality: His Holiness His Holiness the Dalai Lama's address to the inter-faith seminar, organised by the International Association for Religious Freedom, Ladakh Group, in Leh on 25 August. More
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    2005 (Forty-Sixth Anniversary)
    March 10, 2005
     
    On the occasion of the 46th anniversary of the Tibetan Peoples Uprising, I convey my warm greetings to my fellow Tibetans in Tibet and in exile and to our friends around the world. During these more than four decades great changes have taken place in Tibet. There has been a great deal of economic progress along with development in infrastructure. More
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    His Holiness Addresses the ATPD
    September 9, 2004
     
    Dharamsala 9 September 2004: "I consider promotion of human values and promotion of religious harmony as my duties", said His Holiness the Dalai Lama. His Holiness was addressing the eighth session of the 13th Assembly of the Tibetan Peoples Deputies. And I will continue doing that till my last breathe whether in exile or after the Tibet issue is resolved, stated His Holiness. More
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    2004(Forty-Fifth Anniversary)
    March 10, 2004
     
    Today we commemorate the 45th anniversary of the Tibetan Peoples Uprising of 1959. I pay tribute to the many brave Tibetan men and women who have sacrificed their lives for the cause of Tibetan freedom. They will always be remembered. This year marks 50 years since my visit to mainland China in 1954 to meet with the then Chinese leaders, especially Mao Zedong. More