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His Holiness the Dalai Lama greeting members of the public on his way to the Main Tibetan Temple on the second day of teachings in Dharamsala, HP, India on March 14, 2017. Photo by Tenzin Choejor/OHHDL

Education

Dharamsala, HP, India, 14 March 2017 — 'By serving others all the Buddhas fulfil their own purposes—because they have compassion,' His Holiness the Dalai Lama called for greater emphasis on moral principles in modern world, in order to produce warm hearted and compassionate humanity.

Caption: Six pairs of hand and footprints were discovered in 1998, including two that are small enough to have belonged to children. (Photo: Mark Aldenderfer)

Education

New age measurements of the footprints help pinpoint when humans first settled the highest region on Earth.

Human Rights Day Facts. Photo: TDT

Education

Human Rights Day: Human Rights Day is the day observed in 1948 the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

DIFF announces its fifth film festival, set to take place in November

Arts & Cultures

Dharamshala — The Dharamshala International Film Festival released a press statement this week announcing their fifth festival set to take place November 3rd to the 6th.

In "Family Album," Gonkar Gyatso explores contemporary Tibetan identity through a series of large-scale photographs depicting members of a single family living in Lhasa. Photos courtesy Gonkar Gyatso.

Arts & Cultures

The Michael C. Carlos Museum presents “Family Album: New Works by Gonkar Gyatso in Collaboration with Photographer Zhadui” through Nov. 27, with several events scheduled this month.

Dharamshala —  The Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts (TIPA), the premier institute of Tibetan dance and theatre, celebrated its 57th founding anniversary with the annual summer festival of Yarkyi, themed ‘Unity’ on 29 May.

Top left: An early painting of Btsan Po wearing Chinese attire, bottom: Residence of Btsanpo and right: Lobsang Yongdan as a young monk in Tibet. Photo: University of Cambridge

Society

London: - Research by Lobsang Yongdan, a PhD candidate in the Department of Social Anthropology at the University of Cmabridge on a Tibetan text might alter the standard description of Tibet being 'isolated', 'mysterious' and not knowing what lay beyond their borders before the 20th Century.

Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay addressing the conference of the presidents of the Tibetan communities in Europe in Boldern, Switzerland. Photo:Tibet Bureau

Society

Dharamshala, January 10 – Standing at a podium within the lower Tibetan Children's Village school, Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay offered words of support and hope to a crowd gathered at the 6th Tibetan General Conference on Education.

(Photo 1) Panelists with the moderator and (Photo 2) Group photo of panelists, participants and organizers. Photo: TPI

Society

New Delhi, December 31, 2013: - The week-long leadership program titled 'Tibetan Women's Advanced Leadership Training' (TWALT), the 4th in the series, concluded Tuesday at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.

'White Crane...' a poignant cry for Tibetan freedom

Books & Movies

New Delhi— He was the first Tibetan to be admitted a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons but could re-visit his beloved "mystic" homeland only in 2007, four years before he died aged 79, to find it had "withered away not so much from Communist Chinese genocide as from geno-dilution" -- or inward mass migration.

British actors Tilda Swinton and Benedict Cumberbatch pose during a promotion of film "Doctor Strange" in Hong Kong, China October 13, 2016. BOBBY YIP / Reuters

Books & Movies

A group of Tibetans and supporters of Tibet is planning a silent protest outside a Manhattan movie theater Thursday night to criticize a film studio's decision to have actress Tilda Swinton play a character in the movie "Doctor Strange," which opens in the U.S. this week.

Gyari Dolma launching a Tibetan book titled "Famous Women in the World", by Ghang Lhamo, a former Tibetan political prisoner, in Dharamshala, India, May 16, 2016. Photo: TDT

Books & Movies

Kalon Gyari Dolma recently acclaimed works of former political prisoners and encouraged Tibetans to amplify their own voices in the world through platform of media in an occasion of a new book launch.