Statements by The Kashag: Other Statements

Kalon Tripa’s Losar Statement

Tashi Delek to Tibetans and friends around the world! Warm Losar greetings from Dharamsala, which falls on February 22. As requested, please do not celebrate Losar this year, but do observe traditional and spiritual rituals by going to the monastery, making offerings, and lighting butter lamps for […]

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Inaugural Speech of Kalon Tripa Dr. Lobsang Sangay

My fellow Tibetans: Today on this auspicious day when Guru Rinpoche, the great Indian yogi who spread Buddhism in Tibet, was born, and in the presence of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, our most revered leader, I accept, with deep humility, the post of the Kalon Tripa. […]

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Statement on the occasion of worldwide fasting and prayer service (30 Aug 2008)

Today on 30 August 2008, the last day of the sixth month of Earth-Mouse Year in Tibetan Calender, Tibetan Solidarity Committee appealed the Tibetans, Tibet supporters and peace loving people all over the world to observe a symbolic fasting and prayer service for 12 hours. We are […]

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Public Statement of the Kashag (22 March 2008)

The Kashag would like to issue this statement to the Tibetans – both lay and ecclesiastical – living here in Dharamsala, and through all of you, to the larger Tibetan population in and outside Tibet. Recognition of the situation inside Tibet 1) The recent peaceful uprising in […]

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Statement of Prof. Samdhong Rinpoche, Kalon Tripa of the 13th Kashag, on the Day of His Taking the Oath of Office, 15 August 2006

To my beloved fellow Tibetans in and outside Tibet and Tibet Supporters, recently, after I was elected by the Tibetans in exile, His Holiness the Dalai Lama formally appointed me the Kalon Tripa of the 13th Kashag. As such, on 15 August 2006 (twenty-second day of the […]

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Address of Kalon Tripa Prof. Samdhong Rinpoche at the 4th World Parliamentarians’ Convention on Tibet, Edinburgh, 18-19 November 2005

Dear friends, On behalf of the Kashag of the Central Tibetan Administration of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, I would like to welcome and thank you all for sparing your precious time to attend this convention. This convention comes at a critical period in the history of […]

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Statement by the Department of Religion and Culture

Recognising the incarnations of Lamas/Trulkus is a unique Tibetan practice related with Buddhism. It has nothing to do with politics. Using religious figures for political purpose, therefore, goes against religion. On 18 July 2007, the State Administration of Religious Affairs of the People’s Republic of China issued […]

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