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#Dalai Lama

# dalai-lama - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

The Dalai Lama has been hospitalised in India

Tibet’s spiritual leader is 83 years old.

# dalai-lama - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Dialogue is the only way to deal with the irreligious hatred of Islamic State, says the Dalai Lama

The Buddhist spiritual leader also said Europe should educate for the children of hundreds of thousands of refugees, mainly from the war-torn Middle East, to help them go home rebuild their countries.

# dalai-lama - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Dalai Lama: 'My female successor needs to be attractive, otherwise they won't be much use'

Dalai Lama: 'My female successor needs to be attractive, otherwise they won't be much use'

Not what you usually hear from the Buddhist monk.

# dalai-lama - Sunday 28 June, 2015

The Evening Fix: Sunday

The Tunisia attacks, the Greek debt crisis and a crash in Belgium had people talking today.

# dalai-lama - Sunday 23 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge This Daily Record headline about Obama is unstoppably good Top Work

# dalai-lama - Friday 21 February, 2014

Obama to meet the Dalai Lama today despite stern warning from China

The meeting was only announced late last night and is being held behind closed doors.

# dalai-lama - Thursday 18 April, 2013

Dalai Lama crosses Derry Peace Bridge with Catholic and Protestant children

It’s his second visit to the city in six years.

# dalai-lama - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

From The42 Dalai Lama sends letter offering 'good fortune' to Bradford ahead of League Cup final Dalai Lama

# dalai-lama - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

Bill Clinton to give talk at University Limerick in November

The former president is the latest high-profile figure to speak at the university.

# dalai-lama - Thursday 20 September, 2012

Aung San Suu Kyi awarded with the US Congress’ highest civilian honour

Burmese democracy campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi has been presented with the US Congress’ highest civilian honour – which she was awarded while under house arrest in 2008.

# dalai-lama - Thursday 21 June, 2012

The Daily Fix: Thursday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Thursday

All the day’s main news, plus a few bits and pieces you may have missed along the way…

From The Daily Edge Best mates: Prince Charles and the Dalai Lama (pics) Best Friends This post contains images

Best mates: Prince Charles and the Dalai Lama (pics)

But is it a case of ‘three’s a crowd’ when it comes to Camilla?

# dalai-lama - Monday 14 May, 2012

China denies Dalai Lama's accusations of poison plot

The Dalai Lama says China tried to kill him by planting poison in the hair of women who then asked him to touch their heads.

# dalai-lama - Monday 26 March, 2012

Tibetan exile sets himself on fire at China protest

Demonstrators took to the streets of Delhi to protest an upcoming visit by the Chinese president.

# dalai-lama - Saturday 10 March, 2012

Global rallies for Tibet take place in Dublin, London and New York Tibet This post contains images

Global rallies for Tibet take place in Dublin, London and New York

Protests also took place in Edinburgh, Paris, Madrid, Brisbane and other cities across the globe.

# dalai-lama - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

China calls Tibetan immolators 'criminals and outcasts'

Three Tibetans have set themselves on fire since Saturday in protest at China’s rule over their region.

# dalai-lama - Sunday 12 February, 2012

Teenage Tibetan nun self-immolates in latest anti-Chinese rule protest

Activists say that a dozen Tibetan monks and nuns have died over the past year after setting themselves on fire in protest.

# dalai-lama - Sunday 5 February, 2012

Three Tibetan monks set themselves on fire in protest - report

One man has reportedly died while two others were seriously injured in the self-immolation.

# dalai-lama - Sunday 8 January, 2012

Two former Tibetan monks set themselves on fire

One man has died and another has been hospitalised after setting themselves alight in protest against Chinese control over Tibetan life and culture.

# dalai-lama - Monday 26 September, 2011

Tibetan monks injured in self-immolation protest over Chinese rule

China’s official news agency reports that the two men suffered slight burns and are in stable condition.

# dalai-lama - Monday 15 August, 2011

Tibetan monk dies in self-immolation protest over Chinese rule

Today’s incident is the second reported self-immolation protest by a monk in Tibet this year.

# dalai-lama - Monday 8 August, 2011

New Tibetan leader sworn in as prime minister

The new head of the Tibetan government-in-exile has been sworn in, relieving the Dalai Lama of his political role.

# dalai-lama - Sunday 17 July, 2011

Obama-Lama summit goes ahead but China ain't pleased

It was an informal affair at a meeting of Tibet’s spiritual leader and the US president.

# dalai-lama - Saturday 16 July, 2011

Obama-Lama meeting to go ahead despite Chinese appeals

China calls on the US to withdraw the Dalai Lama’s invitation to the White House, but the meeting will go ahead.

# dalai-lama - Tuesday 14 June, 2011

From The Daily Edge Watch: Did you hear the one about the Dalai Lama...? Tibetan leader enjoys TV host's failed joke Joke Fail This post contains videos

Watch: Did you hear the one about the Dalai Lama...? Tibetan leader enjoys TV host's failed joke

Dalai Lama joke about the Dalai Lama and pizza failed to win a smile, but he seemed to enjoy the joke’s failure a whole lot more.

# dalai-lama - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

Dalai Lama formally gives up his political role

The 73-year-old has ceded his political and administrative powers over the exiled Tibetan community to the newly elected Prime Minister but will stay on as the Tibetan spiritual leader.

# dalai-lama - Monday 9 May, 2011

Catholic priest encourages parishioners to forgive Osama bin Laden

The comments of the Australian priest come as others such as the Dalai Lama say that even bin Laden “deserves our compassion and forgiveness”.

# dalai-lama - Wednesday 27 April, 2011

Tibetan community get new political leader

A Harvard legal scholar has been elected as the next prime minister of Tibet’s government-in-exile, following the relinquishing of political power by the Dalai Lama.

# dalai-lama - Friday 15 April, 2011

The week in photos Week In Photos This post contains images

The week in photos

This is the week that was, in pictures.

# dalai-lama - Wednesday 13 April, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

In today’s Fix: the Dalai Lama visits Kildare; EU imposes multi-million euro fine on price-fixing cartel; and Rio Ferdinand starts an odd Twitter campaign.

What not to say to the Dalai Lama

The spiritual leader of Tibet has begun his first visit to Ireland in 20 years – read this to avoid embarrassment if you happen to bump into him.

# dalai-lama - Tuesday 5 April, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Our daily guide to the top stories of the evening – and a few other bits and pieces you may have missed.

Dalai Lama goes live in Ireland

Tickets to see the spiritual leader of Tibet in Dublin, Kildare and Limerick have sold out – but charity organisers will stream Dublin visit live on 13 April.

# dalai-lama - Thursday 10 March, 2011

The Dalai Lama in his own words and pictures Dalai Lama This post contains images

The Dalai Lama in his own words and pictures

As the Tibetan spiritual leader talks about stepping down we select some of his best quotes.

Dalai Lama says he will give up his political role in Tibet

The country’s spiritual leader denies that he feels disheartened by the continuing undermining of his influence by China.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Ministerial pay cut; 21-year-old questioned about Mayo killing and the identities of the world’s richest people are revealed.

# dalai-lama - Tuesday 15 February, 2011

Dalai Lama's nephew killed during Florida walk for Tibet

Jigme Norbu was struck by a car while taking part in the march to mark the 50th anniversary of the failed Tibetan uprising against Chinese rule.

# dalai-lama - Friday 22 October, 2010

Dalai Lama to come to Ireland next year

The Tibetan leader has announced plans to visit next April.