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Sri Lanka government unlikely to allow Dalai Lama visit: Official

April 03, 2015 2:18 pm

"They can invite, but the government may not grant a visa," said a top foreign minister official.

Dalai Lama fears 'revolution' in China

April 17, 2012 2:31 pm

The exiled Tibetan leader warned that there were still 'worshippers of the gun' in Tibetan areas of China.

Chinese courts hand down stiff sentences to Tibetan agitators

March 23, 2012 12:41 am

Chinese courts have handed down stiff sentences to 11 Tibetan agitators who took part in the recent protests,even as self immolation attempts by Buddhist Monks calling for return of Dalai Lama continued in Tibetan areas

Chinese courts hand down stiff sentences to Tibetan agitators

March 22, 2012 11:15 am

11 people are sentenced to jail ranging from 3 to 13 years for recent acts of violence in Sichuan.

China tightens controls over temples,monasteries in Tibet

January 31, 2012 11:06 am

Clerics at monasteries threatened with dismissal if trouble rises in Chinese-ruled Tibet.

Encroachers leave Indu Mills after Patil promises demand will be met

December 30, 2011 12:25 am

Over three weeks after a group of Buddhist monks and members of the Republican Sena “occupied” the India United Mills complex in Dadar,the state government on Thursday managed to convince the encroachers to leave peacefully.

Buddhist monks destroy Muslim shrine in Sri Lanka: BBC

September 16, 2011 4:14 pm

Some witnesses even allege that the incident took place in the presence of police.

PIL against Ramdev’s magazine for calling Buddhist monks ‘cowards’

June 30, 2011 1:11 am

A PIL has sought removal of words ‘coward’ and ‘corrupt’ to describe the descendants of Ashok and Buddhist monks.

Lankan monks to take Tamil lessons

June 21, 2010 6:26 pm

The ACBC has sought funds from the Lankan government to start Tamil classes for Buddhist monks.


Dalai Lama meets Buddhist monks for dialogue on Vinaya

March 19, 2015 6:02 pm

Sri Lankan and Nalanda monks met on Tuesday for a dialogue on Vinaya.


Buddhist monks celebrate life of 16th Karmapa in Bodh Gaya

February 15, 2016 2:43 pm

Bodh Gaya, Feb 15 (ANI): Thousands of Buddhist monks and devotees in Bihar offered prayers in remembrance of the 16th Gyalwa Karmapa, Rangjung Rigpe Dorje. The 16th Karmapa was recognised for his incomparable merit, splendor and spreading Buddhism across the world. Devotees and monks gathered in the Mahabodhi temple in the state's Gaya city and witnessed the unveiling of the collected works of the 16th Karmapa. The 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje presided over the function. He was also joined by senior monk Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang. Chering said that Chetsang in his speech called for unity among all Buddhist sects. Around a million pilgrims and tourists visit Bodh Gaya every year to see the Mahabodhi Temple and also the tree under which Lord Buddha attained enlightenment after going through hardships for six years in the foothills of Dhungeshwari mountain.The Dalai Lama, who took exile in India in 1959 after a failed uprising against the Chinese rule in Tibet, has been pressing for greater autonomy for Tibet within China through a dialogue with Beijing. China has ruled Tibet with an iron fist since the country took over the region in 1950. Beijing regards the Dalai Lama as a dangerous separatist who wants an independent Tibet.