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Is Penpa Tsering’s Sacking to Evade Another CTA Scandal?

There is no rest for the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) these days, as they find themselves dealing with scandal after scandal. The CTA, or the Tibetan leadership, is based in Dharamsala in North India but their interests are represented all over the world in various Tibet Houses by a donjo, the Dalai Lama’s representative.

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama's emissary, Tenzin Dhonden, has been suspended after claims of corruption and extorting money from sponsors

Tenzin Dhonden the corrupt emissary of Dalai Lama

The opinion piece below was sent to dorjeshugden.com for publication. We accept submissions from the public, please send in your articles to [email protected]     By: Shashi Kei A few days ago, on 27 October 2017, The Guardian, a British daily newspaper, published news of the suspension of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama’s personal…

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Indians openly demand Tibetans go home

The opinion piece below was sent to dorjeshugden.com for publication. We accept submissions from the public, please send in your articles to [email protected]     By: Solaray Kusco In 2014, the Indian government initiated a policy called the Tibetan Rehabilitation Policy (TRP). Supporters say that the TRP was the Indian government’s attempt to boost the…

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MP Lhagyari Namgyal Dolkar embarrasses Dalai Lama, attacks his student

The opinion piece below was sent to dorjeshugden.com for publication. We accept submissions from the public, please send in your articles to [email protected]     By: Solaray Kusco In the latest shocking incident to take place in Dharamsala, the member of parliament (MP) Lhagyari Namgyal Dolkar has been filmed violently attacking an American-Chinese tourist, a…

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Tibetans comment on lack of US support

The opinion piece below was sent to dorjeshugden.com for publication. We accept submissions from the public, please send in your articles to [email protected]     By: Kay Beswick “Sanguine” can be defined as optimism or positivity and it is true to say that in the current climate, the Tibetans have very little to be optimistic…

Kagyu MP Tenpa Yarphel (left) said that His Holiness the Dalai Lama's private office were wrong to present an award to MP Dawa Tsering (right), resulting in a walkout of the majority of parliament. What kind of mature leaders walk out because a leader is criticized in this manner?

Why is the Tibetan government arguing about petty things again?

The opinion piece below was sent to dorjeshugden.com for publication. We accept submissions from the public, please send in your articles to [email protected]     By: Kay Beswick As yet another session of their so-called Parliament draws to a close, Tibetans are yet again having to deal with news that their political representatives have embarrassed…

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Why the CTA doesn’t talk about Gorkhaland

The opinion piece below was sent to dorjeshugden.com for publication. We accept submissions from the public, please send in your articles to [email protected]     By: Ringzin Tsomo The Gorkhaland issue in West Bengal, India, has been a hot topic on various online news portals and social media platforms for the last couple of months…

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Frankfurt: Peaceful Demonstration Coverage

As part of his recent 20-day visit to various European countries, H.H. the 14th Dalai Lama spent two days in Germany. From 13 to 14 September 2017, the Dalai Lama gave public talks and engaged in dialogues with various groups in Frankfurt. A significant number of Dorje Shugden practitioners and supporters, comprising of mostly Tibetans,…

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Dalai Lama’s emissary in big trouble

The opinion piece below was sent to dorjeshugden.com for publication. We accept submissions from the public, please send in your articles to [email protected]     Dalai Lama’s emissary in sex, cult scandal By: Jangchup Wangmo One year ago, news broke of one of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s personal and close associates being implicated in…

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Panchen Lama visits another large Dorje Shugden monastery

The opinion piece below was sent to dorjeshugden.com for publication. We accept submissions from the public, please send in your articles to [email protected]     By: Ringzin Tsomo On August 30, 2017, His Holiness the 11th Panchen Lama Bainqen Erdini Qoigyijabu traveled to Chamdo and visited Jampa Ling Monastery. The monastery is situated in Zhidoi…

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Tibetans reject Tibetan leadership

The opinion piece below was sent to dorjeshugden.com for publication. We accept submissions from the public, please send in your articles to [email protected]     By: Ashok Rao Celebrated in Dharamsala, the heart of the Tibetan exiled community, Tibetan Democracy day or ‘mangtso duechen’ is supposed to be a grand event. In the past, Tibetans…

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Australian PM has no plans to meet Dalai Lama 2017

The opinion piece below was sent to dorjeshugden.com for publication. We accept submissions from the public, please send in your articles to [email protected]     By: Ashok Rao The Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has decided not to meet His Holiness the Dalai Lama during a visit by the Tibetan leader in 2017. This is…

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Switzerland rejects the Tibetans again

The opinion piece below was sent to dorjeshugden.com for publication. We accept submissions from the public, please send in your articles to [email protected]     By: Kay Beswick The Tibetans have experienced yet another blow to the exiled community as the Swiss leadership has rejected the asylum applications of 300 Tibetans and decided that they…

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Tibetans rejected by Bhutan

The opinion piece below was sent to dorjeshugden.com for publication. We accept submissions from the public, please send in your articles to [email protected]     By: Solaray Kusco Of the four modern day countries that border with historical Tibet – India, Nepal, Bhutan and Myanmar – Bhutan has always been traditionally closely associated with Tibet….

Why is MP Juchen Konchok opposing the Dalai Lama’s middle way approach to Tibet’s issue. The Dalai Lama has spoken countless times he does not want independence but genuine autonomy for Tibet which is called the middle way approach. Yet you have MP Juchen Konchok and the conference people talking about full Rangzen or full independence. They are breaking their spiritual samaya (damstik) with the Dalai lama by opposing his views directly. They are opposing the Dalai Lama. When you oppose the Dalai Lama whether politically or spiritually within the Tibetan diaspora, you are asking for problems including segregation, ostracizing and perhaps losing your standing within the community.

Tibetan MP Juchen Konchok and friends oppose the Dalai Lama’s Middle Way

The opinion piece below was sent to dorjeshugden.com for publication. The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of www.dorjeshugden.com. We accept submissions from the public, please send in your articles to [email protected]     By: Carrole Mc’Quirre There are…

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Tibetans rejected by Nepal

The opinion piece below was sent to dorjeshugden.com for publication. We accept submissions from the public, please send in your articles to [email protected]     By: Tsering Bruckman In an unprecedented move back in 2005, the Nepali authorities shut down two key offices associated with the Dalai Lama in the country’s capital city, Kathmandu. It…

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Tibetans rejected by Pakistan

The opinion piece below was sent to dorjeshugden.com for publication. We accept submissions from the public, please send in your articles to [email protected]     By: Kay Beswick There is more disappointing news for the Sikyong Lobsang Sangye as he embarks on yet another tour of America to curry favor with the West and raise…

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The real reason the Tibetan leadership does not condemn self-immolations

The opinion piece below was sent to dorjeshugden.com for publication. We accept submissions from the public, please send in your articles to [email protected]     By: Steve Lee A comment from an ex-CTA (Central Tibetan Administration) insider on a TibetSun.com article reveals a rather insidious agenda brewing right in the heart of the Tibetan leadership….

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Tibetan leadership sabotages Indian citizenship

The opinion piece below was sent to dorjeshugden.com for publication. We accept submissions from the public, please send in your articles to [email protected]     By: Solaray Kusco Below are two articles received reviewing the Tibetan leadership’s stance towards applying for Indian citizenship. In a scathing review of the Tibetan leadership’s latest actions, Mila Rangzen…

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Member of Indian Parliament Questions the Dalai Lama

The opinion piece below was sent to dorjeshugden.com for publication. We accept submissions from the public, please send in your articles to [email protected]     By: Ashok Rao After having received the kindness of India for over six decades, there is still no sign of reciprocity from the Tibetans. This fact is now being highlighted…

Sweden no longer accepts the Tibetan Identity Certificate, also known as the Yellow Book, as an valid travel document.

Tibetans rejected by Sweden

The opinion piece below was sent to dorjeshugden.com for publication. We accept submissions from the public, please send in your articles to [email protected]     By: Ashok Rao In a move that is beginning to be mirrored by many others, Sweden announced in June 2016 that it no longer accepts the Tibetan Yellow Book as…

Both Italy (top flag) and Switzerland (bottom flag) have rejected the Tibetans, as well as Sweden in a much earlier ruling in June 2016. Which country will the Tibetans next face rejection from? As the years pass by, it becomes increasingly harder for the Tibetans to travel, with fewer and fewer countries willing to risk their economic relationships with China for the sake of the Tibetan community.

Tibetans rejected by Italy

By: Kay Beswick One by one, the world’s nations are dissociating with the Tibetan leadership. On June 28, 2016 Swedish authorities announced a change in regulations, saying that they no longer accepted the Tibetan Identity Certificate as a valid identification document. The Identity Certificate, popularly known as the Yellow Book thanks to its cover, is…

Tenzin Choeying, 20, attempted to self-immolate at the Central University for Tibetan Studies in Varanasi in a protest calling for Tibetan freedom. He did so while the Tibetan Prime Minister Sikyong Lobsang Sangay was at the university giving a speech to the faculty and students. The young man is currently in critical condition in the hospital, with burns on over 60% of his body.

Boy self-immolates, Sikyong is responsible

The opinion piece below was sent to dorjeshugden.com for publication. We accept submissions from the public, please send in your articles to [email protected]     By: Solaray Kusco Sad news reached us today of yet another attempted self-immolation. This time, the victim was a 20-year-old man, Tenzin Choeying, who set himself on fire to draw…

All Tibetans in exile in India need an Identity Certificate issued by the Indian Government declaring their refugee status with limited rights. Ethnic Tibetans with an Indian passport however, are accorded the same rights as every other Indian citizen.

Give up the Tibetan cause, get an Indian passport

The opinion piece below was sent to dorjeshugden.com for publication. We accept submissions from the public, please send in your articles to [email protected]     By: Solaray Kusco The Tibetans in-exile seem to be heading towards obsolescence. For some time now, there has been an Indian law in place making it legal for those of…

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US Government doesn’t want to pay for Tibetans anymore

By: Shashi Kei If anyone wondered if President Donald Trump would continue American support of the Tibetan government-in-exile as past US Presidents have done, all speculations ended recently when the State Department sent a proposal to the US Congress calling for the cessation of all aid to the Tibetan people. The withdrawal of American financial…

The Dalai Lama is running out of options and allies.

The Tibetan Leadership Is Losing Everything

The opinion piece below was sent to dorjeshugden.com for publication. We accept submissions from the public, please send in your articles to [email protected]     By: J. Aulden The Dalai Lama’s long held strategy of being the prickly porcupine that stands between the two elephants of India and China is clearly backfiring. His recent visit…

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The death of religion in Dharamsala

The opinion piece below was sent to dorjeshugden.com for publication. We accept submissions from the public, please send in your articles to [email protected]     By: Solaray Kusco Since the 1960s, Dharamsala and Buddhism have become synonymous, thanks to the tireless efforts of His Holiness the Dalai Lama to promote the teachings of Buddha and…

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Student Not Allowed to Carry Tibetan Flag in University

As if there are not enough indications that the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) has failed, now a Tibetan refugee and a student of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Kalsang Nangpa, is denied the privilege of carrying the Tibetan flag during the university’s commencement processional. The fact that such a prestigious university does not recognize the…

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When Tibet Worked for the CIA

The Tibetan people have a reputation of being devout pacifists, a nation of gentle and benign race who are victims of an aggressor. In fact, the Dalai Lama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989 in recognition of his nonviolent campaign to end China’s domination of Tibet. But non-violence has not always been the…

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Lukar’s car vandalized, says his family feel ‘threatened by anti-social elements’

Tibetan writer and former Director of the Gu-Chu-Sum organization, Lukar Jam Atsok, has said he and his family – his wife and two children – feel “threatened by anti- social elements”…

A Tibetan restaurant owner in Dharamsala recently refused service to ex-Sikyong candidate Lukar Jam Atsock because of a poetic eulogy he published to the late Tibetologist Elliot Sperling on Facebook, titled “You are the one who should have lived for 113 years!”

Lukar Jam Fiasco Reveals Nature of Tibetan Democracy

By: Kay Beswick In the context of a government, democracy does not mean that the citizens of that country must share the same views and opinions. Rather, democracy is a situation whereby all citizens are entitled to their own views yet maintain a healthy level of mutual respect for each other i.e. they agree to…

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Switzerland insists Tibetans are Chinese

By: Ashok Rao It is high time that the Tibetan leadership stop advertising how bad they think China is. They drone on about how China steps on human rights, how unfair they are, and how China does not give its citizens the religious freedom they deserve. Whether any of this is true or false is…

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Switzerland is on China’s Side

By: Ashok Rao It is high time that the Tibetan leadership stop advertising how bad they think China is. They drone on about how China steps on human rights, how unfair they are, and how China does not give its citizens the religious freedom they deserve. Whether any of this is true or false is…

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Tibetan Leadership Cons Mongolia

By: Ashok Rao Mongolia is reeling from impending economic meltdown in March as previous measures to solve its almost $600 million financial commitment to bond holders dissolved into thin air amidst qualms over His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s visit. Originally in negotiations with China to help solve its dire fiscal situation, the Tibetan religious leader’s…

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Mongolia Bans the Dalai Lama

By: Shashi Kei The Mongolian people are hurting. In a few relatively short years, the mineral-rich country has gone from being Asia’s next golden child to an awkward binge drinking and debt-ridden teenager with behavioral issues. The government does not have enough money to pay its own staff and the proud Mongolian people are resorting…

Lobsang Sangay, Sikyong (Prime Minister) of the Central Tibetan Administration faces an increasingly difficult time convincing world leaders to meet with him as he struggles against the karma of the Tibetan people

It’s Bad to Be Seen With Tibetan Leaders

Karma is wreaking its revenge on the Tibetan leadership. For decades the Tibetan authorities have persecuted Dorje Shugden worshippers whom they have tried very hard to destroy. But in the absence of an army or militia with which the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) can unleash upon people its ‘enemies’ it has resorted to propaganda, indoctrination…

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Dalai Lama Mocks Trump

*Video: dalai lama mocks trump By: Ashok Rao His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama is the world’s most famous Buddhist1, and is heralded as a shining example of wisdom, compassion, understand and peace. Some have even regarded him as the most beloved and recognized leader of our time2. By convention, he is the ‘head’ of…

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Dalai Lama Criticizes the Kagyus

By: Kay Beswick During a trip to Ladakh, India in 2012, His Holiness the Dalai Lama was filmed making fun of various lineages, most notably the Kagyu lineage. Around the world, the Dalai Lama is known as the paragon of love, kindness and acceptance. People go to him seeking his advice on how to deal…

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The First Chinese Interpol President

By: Amber Sonam On 10 November 2016, two days after Donald Trump’s astonishing victory in the American Presidential elections, the International Criminal Police Organization commonly known as INTERPOL announced its newly and democratically elected President for 2016-2020, at the 85th session of INTERPOL’s General Assembly held in Bali. INTERPOL was founded in 1914, is now…

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The Dalai Lama’s Disappointments

By: Kay Beswick In the last week, a rather interesting document has been circulating on social media. It is touted to be the transcript of an audience that His Holiness the Dalai Lama had with former speakers, ministers and leaders of the Tibetan government on April 25, 2016. We were able to get a rough…

Contemplate This

.…Instead of turning away people who practise Dorje Shugden, we should be kind to them. Give them logic and wisdom without fear, then in time they give up the ‘wrong’ practice. Actually Shugden practitioners are not doing anything wrong. But hypothetically, if they are, wouldn’t it be more Buddhistic to be accepting? So those who have views against Dorje Shugden should contemplate this. Those practicing Dorje Shugden should forbear with extreme patience, fortitude and keep your commitments. The time will come as predicted that Dorje Shugden’s practice and it’s terrific quick benefits will be embraced by the world and it will be a practice of many beings.

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