POMAIA, Italy: The Tibetan community in Europe has categorically condemned baseless allegations and protests against His Holiness the Dalai Lama by the followers of Dolgyal (Shugden).
“The delegates expressed their grave concern over the baseless allegations and protests carried out by followers of Dolgyal spirit against His Holiness the Dalai Lama during his recent visits to the US and European countries, ” the presidents of the European Tibetan Community said in a press release following their meeting held in Pomaia, Italy, on 5-6 September.
“The delegates reiterated that His Holiness the Dalai Lama is the apostle of peace and due to his sole grace and efforts Buddhism has spread like rays of sun across the world,” it said.
“The delegates categorically condemned the protests carried out by a small number of Tibetan Dolgyal followers and their foreign backers who are misled and claimed to be followers of Buddhism. Moreover, the Dolgyal propitiators pretend to be having faith in Buddhism. In reality, they have not spoken against the Chinese government’s destruction of Tibetan religion and culture in Tibet.
“The actions of Dolgyal followers are deemed shameless and devoid of truth. We condemn their actions and resolve to firmly deal with them in future,” it said.