Several monks and nuns were hospitalised after they reportedly fainted in two separate events at Serta Larung Gar, in Serta County, eastern Tibet, where over 600 hundreds monks and nuns were expelled from the Buddhist Academy, December 24 and 28, 2016. Photo: TDT
The national flag of Tibet is one of the most recognizable symbols of Tibet’s independent past and Tibetan national identity. However, the flag is banned in Tibet under Chinese rule. Photo: UK Tibet Society
The present Tibetan National flag was first introduced in 1916, and was personally designed by H.H. The 13th Dalai Lama based on the formats of previous Tibetan military flags dating back to 7th century.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama speaking at the inauguration of the Meditation & Science Center at Drepung Loseling Monastery, Mundgod, Karnataka, India on December 14, 2017. Photo by Lobsang Tsering
The Dalai Lama has launched a mobile app for followers to stay up to date with his travels and teachings. The exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, 82, already has a Twitter account with more than 16 million followers.
Kalachakra Empowerment by His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Bodhgaya, Bihar State of India. Photo: OHHDL
Bodhgaya, Bihar, India — "It's important to implement the Dharma in practice," His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of Tibet, advised his followers, adding: "Now we need to be 21st century Buddhists and find out what it's really about."
Tibet’s “Intolerable” Monasteries: The role of monasteries in Tibetan resistance since 1950. –Thematic Report April
New Tibet Watch report details role of religious institutions in political activism in Tibet. Tibet’s “intolerable” monasteries details how monasteries have become the sole institutions inside Tibet with genuine legitimacy for the Tibetan people.