Happy 77th Birthday, Dalai Lama!

Festivities held in India and Nepal marked the 77th birthday of the Tibetan spiritual leader-in-exile, the 14th in his line. The current Dalai Lama has lived much of his life abroad since fleeing the Chinese Communist conquest of his homeland and remains the emotional locus for the hopes of hundreds of thousands of Tibetans in exile.

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Festivities held in India and Nepal marked the 77th birthday of the Tibetan spiritual leader-in-exile, the 14th in his line. The current Dalai Lama has lived much of his life abroad since fleeing the Chinese Communist conquest of his homeland and remains the emotional focus for the hopes of hundreds of thousands of Tibetans in exile.

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Passang Dhondup
Passang Dhondup

We Tibetans and all the peace lovers wished him on 77th Birthday but commies will not do that because they dont have love, peace, compassion, affection toward any living beings. "China has willing to talk with Dalai Lama but unable to talk, why? becoz they have no basis to talk. All are lies and cheating". Said by Chinese dissident.

I am sure that one day China's govt. will collapse like did in Russia.

xiaoqingqing
xiaoqingqing

old monk

Passang Dhondup
Passang Dhondup

Old man but full of compassion,  love, kind, and energetic who can dedicate whole of his life for the sake all sentient beings. So that we ♥ him too much and there is reason for that. We are rational.

f_galton
f_galton

They find a three year old, and take him from his mama. Then they go and make him the Dalai Lama.

dollyrama
dollyrama

77 years, and he will die in exile.

Passang Dhondup
Passang Dhondup

This is fact and way of life that every body dies one day. Way of dying will be differ. But will not die under the Commie China. 

karmamyfoot
karmamyfoot

Even in the heydays of Mao's personality cult the Chinese were not celebrating Mao's birthday.

How humble of the Dalai Lama.

Dirgha Raj Prasai
Dirgha Raj Prasai

Respected Editor,

Respectfully, on the occasion of the 77th Birth Day of respected Dalai Lama, I am expressing my opinion on Dalai Lama. We, Nepalese people respect the Holiness of

Dalai Lama. We request Dalai Lama to go China

as a strong spiritual leader to establish Buddha's regime in Tibet. Then, all the people in the

world support His contribution. We should have to convince the reality of

Buddhism to the Communist regime. 'Where there is a will, there is a way.'

Dali Lama should have to

regard the aspirations of the Tibetan people. If Dalai Lama follows my

suggestion to return China,

all the followers of Dalai Lama, all over the world,

support and will happy.  Then, that will be the great achievement for

all.

The Chinese never support-Free-Tibet- the

suicidal path. The reality is that some foreigners are trying to destroy Nepal

by damaging and ruining the monarchy through the Maoist (anarchists) and the

traitors of Nepali congress (so called democracy) amp; UML(Communist) parties

and then infiltrate the same virus to Tibet ( for their personal fulfillment) by

increasing the Free Tibet activities to separate Tibet from China. They want to

abolish the Hindu amp; Buddha's identities. So, please, don't follow the path

of CIA. But, you have exercised in futility joining your hands with CIA. In the

visit of Austria- Vienna May 2012, you and your PM Lobsang Sangay stressed the

real autonomy for Tibet.

You have demanded the region aspired to real autonomy with the Chinese

constitution.' Do you think the Chinese Govt. will ready to except your demand?

It is uncertain. So, your policy should be used tactfully for the goodness of

Tibetans and Buddhism.

 

There are so many stripes in

his life that may be questionable, in, 3-Dec. 2011, Dalai Lama, the

spiritual leader said in India's medias the owed his existence to the country

in which he had sought exile in 1959- 'All particles in my mind contain

thoughts from Nalanda. And it is Indian Dal

and Chapati that has built this

body. I am mentally and physically a son of India,' Just may 2012, one news had

published-'The Dalai Lama recently revealed his fear that Chinese agents have

trained female devotees to kill him with poison while seeking blessings.'

(Global Post-' Dalai assassination claims mind-boggling.') Global Post writes-

'Let the Dalai live his life. His existence is not a crisis for China. he is

problem, but one that China

can well afford to ignore.' In this context, I also request him-not to expose such

suspicious news because China

does not take such risky notorious action.

 

Nepal is the

pious country in the lapse of the Himalayas,

which is beautiful, quiet, the birth place of Buddha and origin of Hinduism.

Besides being the country of Everest it is equally popular with its diverse

cultural values. This is the land where civilization began and is also known as

the country of 'SANGRILA.' Nepal

is as holy place to Hindus amp; Buddhists, as Mecca

for Muslims and Jerusalem

to Jews and Christians.

 

Nepal is a

country sandwiched between China

and India.

Because of its geo-political situation, Nepal's sovereignty has always been

very sensitive. Nepal

is rich culturally and naturally. Our successful foreign policy would be to

maintain our culture, traditions and indigenous identities to balance between China and India with monarchy. So, there must

be reinstated the Monarchy in Nepal.  Actually, Nepal is a paradise which provides

calmness and rejuvenation to the mind. This lovely place is also said as the

potpourri of ethnicity and has many cultural landscapes. So, I request Dalai

Lama to be the Hero of Buddha religion in this Zone. Then, Dalai Lama will free

for coming amp; going in Lumbani (the birth place of Buddha), Nepal.

Thank you.

Dirgha Raj Prasai

Kathmandu,Nepal

Former Member of Parliament-Nepal

Alan
Alan

Those "hundreds of thousands" would be the fetish types, that enjoy slavery, amputations and living as serfs under the Lama's class, like they did before China took over? I'm as anticommie as anyone but wave this guy around as a hero is a tad misleading... 

Nominay
Nominay

 What are you talking about?

dollyrama
dollyrama

The Dalai Lama was head of an aristocratic and theocratic class that owned huge estates with hundreds of thousands of serfs. Old Tibet was brutal. The Chinese communists put an end to it. The 1959 uprising was actually formented by the aristocrats (kudraks) to regain their privileges. They lost because there was very little popular support because the recently freed Tibetan serfs did not want them to regain power. The Dalai Lama fled after the failed uprising.

Nominay
Nominay

 Tibet was a peaceful, Buddhist haven before the shenanigans of the Chinese in1950. Maybe you don't like the Nobel Peace prize winner because you have a stake in China's "most favored nation status" with us. Cutthroat capitalist eh?

Tsering Lhamo
Tsering Lhamo

 Communist Chinese authority invaded Tibet,  they destroyed Tibet, destroyed Tibet's environment affecting the world, cleared the jungles of Tibet,  and now it is torturing its own people. Dolly rama ji, u need to study more from both the sides and from ur own inner side as well.