The Dalai Lama delivers address in UK on ‘Ahimsa’

LONDON: The Dalai Lama has described himself as the “son of India” while delivering an address on ‘Ahimsa’ or non-violence as India’s contribution to the world. The Tibetan spiritual leader described himself as “son of India” during his address at

Who are the Shugden Buddhists criticising the Dalai Lama?

By Bill Birtles (ABC): Updated Thu 11 Jun 2015: A small but noisy group of Buddhist protesters have been picketing every stop of the Dalai Lama’s tour since he arrived in Sydney last week. Shugden Buddhists worship Dorje Shugden, a

Statement by Tibetan Buddhist Centre, Italy

STATEMENT CONCERNING THE CULT OF DOGYAL/SHUGDEN We the undersigned Buddhist centers wish to express our full confidence in and respect for His Holiness the Dalai Lama and our complete agreement with regard to the dangerous nature of the practice of

Head of Four Schools of Tibetan Buddhism and Bon Tradition Condemn Dolgyal Followers

20 June 2015: Religious Conference of the Four Schools of Tibetan Buddhism and Bon Tradition Condemn Dolgyal Followers for Campaign against His Holiness the Dalai Lama The 12th Religious Conference of the Four Schools of Tibetan Buddhism and Bon Tradition

News release from the Tibetan Community in Britain, September 8, 2015

Since early 2014 a highly sectarian group calling itself the International Shugden Community (ISC) has been staging aggressive protests during His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s visits to Europe, America, and Australia. ISC members have disseminated images depicting the exiled religious leader

His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Advice Concerning Dolgyal (Shugden)

Following long and careful investigations, His Holiness the Dalai Lama strongly discourages Tibetan Buddhists from propitiating the fierce spirit known as Dolgyal (Shugden). Although he once practised Dolgyal propitiation himself, His Holiness renounced the practice in 1975 after discovering the

A talk on Dolgyal by H.H. the Dalai Lama during the course of religious teachings in Dharamsala, October 1997

There may be many among you who have never been involved in the practice of Dolgyal at all. In many other cases, you may have practised it in the past, but have later given it up. With the hope of