Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama calls US ''Champion of Freedom''

Dalai Lama calls US ''Champion of Freedom''Santa Barbara (California, US), Apr. 25 : Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, has praised American democracy and thinks President Obama is realistic and open.

In an exclusive interview with FOX News during his five-city tour of the United States, the Dalai Lama said: "I think basically America is a champion of freedom, democracy, liberty." ] "Occasionally the administration neglects these principles, but overall, I think these principles are very much alive in this country," he added.

''Dalai visit'' to US may threaten relations with China

Dalai Lama asks students to spread harmonyBeijing, Apr. 22 : U. S. President Barack Obama risks damaging relations with China if he meets the Dalai Lama in October, Chinese experts have warned.

"China would definitely be against the US leader meeting the Dalai Lama as it would be a severe interference in China''s internal affairs," the China Daily quoted Fu Mengzi, a scholar on American studies at the China Institute of Contemporary International Relations, as saying.

The Dalai Lama is seeking an audience with Obama in October, the Associated Press reported on Tuesday.

Dalai Lama asks students to spread harmony

Dalai Lama asks students to spread harmonyHamirpur (Himachal Pradesh), Apr 4: The Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama has asked students to spread harmony by respecting human rights.

"Find a way and respect other''s right and consider them also as human brothers and sisters," Dalai Lama told students of the National Institute of Technology at the end of a five-day-long workshop here on Friday.

Students from across India participated in the workshop on global problems.

Dalai Lama lauds principle of non-violence

Dalai Lama lauds principle of non-violenceHaridwar, Apr 2 : Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama lauded the principle of non-violence, propagated by Mahatma Gandhi, terming it as essential in today''s world.

"The concept of non-violence is relevant in today''s world. Today''s world, where there is lot of division, lot of hatred, including terrorism, in such a world, we really need the concept of non-violence. It is very essential," he said in an address to a gathering of religious leaders here.

New Zealand Chinese groups want ban on Dalai Lama's visit

New Zealand Chinese groups want ban on Dalai Lama's visitWellington  - The United Chinese Association of New Zealand, an umbrella group representing 28 organizations, wants the government to refuse the Dalai Lama a visa for a proposed visit in December, a newspaper reported on Thursday.

Prime Minister John Key has already said he would meet the 73- year-old Tibetan spiritual leader when he visits Auckland, calling him a "significant visitor," the New Zealand Herald reported.

Dalai Lama has “no regrets” over handling China

Dalai Lama has “no regrets” over handling ChinaNew Delhi, Apr. 1 : Tibet's spiritual leader-in-exile Dalai Lama has said he has "no regrets" over the way he has dealt with Beijing, even after five decade-long fruitless negotiations with China.

Speaking on the 50th anniversary of his exile to India, the Dalai Lama argued that all his important policy decisions regarding China were correct.

"My major decisions, as time has passed, seem correct. So, no regrets," The Telegraph quoted him, as saying in New Delhi.