Moved by Tragedy in Uttarakhand, His Holiness the Dalai Lama Expresses Sympathy and Contributes to Relief Funds

June 24th 2013

Dharamsala, HP, India, June 24, 2013 - In letters to Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna His Holiness the Dalai Lama expressed his sadness at the loss of life and property as a result of unprecedented flooding and landslides during heavy monsoon rains in Uttarakhand.

His Holiness, having just returned to India from an extended visit to New Zealand and Australia, expressed his deep condolences to the families who have lost loved ones in this calamity. As a token of sympathy, The Dalai Lama Trust is making contributions to the relief efforts of both the state and central governments.


Latest News

Avalokiteshvara Empowerment and Public Talk Conclude European Tour
October 22nd 2016
Milan, Italy, 22 October 2016 - The streets of Milan were empty and dark this morning as His Holiness the Dalai Lama drove out to the Rho Fiera Milano hall where he was to start rituals in preparation for the Avalokiteshvara empowerment he was going to give. The hall was still empty as he took his seat facing the ornate mandala pavilion, unwrapped the text and began. As the audience began to enter they were invited to sit quietly and join in reciting Om mani padme hung.

Giving Key Teachings in Milan
October 22nd 2016

Departure from Prague and Arrival in Milan
October 21st 2016

Visit to the Czech Senate Followed by a Public Talk
October 20th 2016

Forum 2000 - the Courage to Take Responsibility
October 19th 2016