July 2011

Tibetan Community of Switzerland and Liechtenstein (TCLS) observed for the 3rd time on Monday, 25th July 2011 peaceful demonstration in front of the U.N Office in Geneva, appealing the United Nations to send an independent fact finding mission with full unhindered access to Tibet as soon as possible.

DHARAMSHALA: Tibetans in Karze in eastern Tibet celebrated His Holiness the Dalai Lama's 76th birthday with prayer ceremonies on 6 July, despite heavy deployment of security forces and harsh imprisonment given to thirteen Tibetans a day before.

In temple after temple in Buryatia, the capital of Buddhism in Russia, one color photo invariably holds a position of honor, often surrounded by garlands of flowers. The photo is of the Dalai Lama, the leader of Tibetan Buddhism since 1950.

Tibet's exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, has been in Washington since last week, celebrating his birthday and guiding followers of Tibetan Buddhism in a multi-day prayer and meditation ritual. He sat down with VOA to discuss his first visit to the nation's capital since stepping down as the exiled Tibetan government's political leader.

Nepali police arrested six Tibetans escaping into Nepal from the Dolakha border district early Tuesday. Nepali news agencies have quoted the Dolakha District Police Officer saying that the six Tibetans, all males aged between 16 and 27 would be handed over to immigration authorities later today.

Tibetans and Tibet supporters world-wide are holding protests and campaigns to mark the Global Day of Action for Tibet: 60 Years of Oppression: China's Failed Tibet Policies.

Dharamshala: The 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje will be leaving today for the United States of America to receive Kalachakra initiations from His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

Organized by the TCSL on 09.07.2011 there was held a festivity for the 76th birthday of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama.

The Tibetan Community of Switzerland and Liechtenstein commemorated the 76th birth anniversary if His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama at the monastery of Rikon. The monks of the monastery were joined by a crowd of around 90 people in dedicating prayers of Gyalway Shapten and others for a long and healthy life of His Holiness. On your 76th birthday

The Tibetan Community Glarus organized last weekend the yearly "Geschön Drelam" event in Linthal which takes place every year in July