His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Arrival in Leh Postponed Due to Bad Weather

News Desk, July 8: The scheduled arrival of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama in Leh has been postponed until tomorrow due to adverse weather conditions prevailing in the region, confirmed reliable sources from Leh. The decision comes in light of the ongoing inclement weather affecting flight operations in the area.

As per the latest update, the flight from New Delhi carrying His Holiness the Dalai Lama will be rescheduled for tomorrow, subject to favorable weather conditions, and will be ...

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LBA Kargil branch celebrates Buddha Purnima with Religious Harmony & Enthusiasm

VoL Desk, May 05: The Kargil branch of the Ladakh Buddhist Association celebrated the 2567th Buddha Purnima at the Syed Mehdi Memorial Hall in Kargil today. The event was marked by a spirit of religious harmony and enthusiasm.

Geshe Tsewang Dorjay, a renowned religious scholar from Ladakh, graced the occasion as the Chief Guest, while Chhering Dorjay Lakrok, the Senior Vice President of LBA, was the Guest of Honour.

The President of LBA Kargil, on behalf of the Buddhist population of K...

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IKMT Kargil Condemns Defamation of Dalai Lama in Viral Video

VoL Desk, April 15: The Imam Khomeini Memorial Trust Kargil, the largest Muslim organization in Ladakh, has issued a statement strongly condemning a video clip that has gone viral, which defames the Honorable Dalai Lama.

The statement, which represents the views of the Muslims of Kargil, expressed solidarity with all Ladakhi people and emphasized that the Dalai Lama is not only a respected leader and personality of the world, but also a revered figure in Tibet, the entire Himalayan Regio...

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His Holiness 43rd Sakya Trizin Gyana Vajra Rinpoche begins 3-day visit to Zanskar

Kargil, March 10, 2023: His Holiness 43rd Sakya Trizin Gyana Vajra Rinpoche, who is on a visit to Ladakh, today began his three-day visit to Zanskar valley and was received at Padum with a warm welcome.

HH Sakya Trizin was given a warm welcome at Padum Civil Helipad by President Zanskar Buddhist Association, President All Gonpa Association Zanskar, President Youth Wing ZBA, Incharge Sub Divisional Magistrate Zanskar, Station House Officer Zanskar, President Numberdar Association Zanskar, ...

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DC Kargil reviews arrangements for celebration of Tangpay Cho-nga with stakeholders

Kargil, March 04, 2023: A meeting of various stakeholders from Kargil, including Islamia School Kargil (ISK), Imam Khomeini Memorial Trust (IKMT), LAHDC Kargil and representatives of LBA from Kargil, was held to review the arrangements for the celebration of Tangpay Cho-nga in Kargil. 

Keeping in view the celebration of Tangpay Cho-nga by the Buddhist community of Kargil at the land allotted to Ladakh Buddhist Association (LBA) in Kargil Town, it was informed to the stakeholders about LBA...

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Seminar on “Influence of Bonism in Ladakh and Baltistan” held at Leh

VoL Desk, Nov. 13: “Influence of Bonism in Ladakh and Baltistan” as a topic deeply discussed and explored today in a seminar at Central Institute of Buddhist Studies. The seminar was organised by the Himalayan Cultural Heritage Foundation in collaboration with Association of Baltis in Himalayan Ladakh and Territories of Indus.

Padma Shri Awardee Akhone Asgar Ali Basharat, Ven Thupstan Paldan, Ibrahim Sani, Bashir Ahmad Wafa and Abdul Kareem presented their papers in the first session. Whi...

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KDA, LBA expects final decision on Buddhist Gonpa issue

VoL Desk, September 03: After several rounds of deliberations between the Kargil Democratic Alliance (KDA) and Ladakh Buddhist Association (LBA), the leaders have agreed to agree on a resolution regarding the controversial Buddhist Gonpa issue here at Kargil today, said reliable sources.

To resolve the issue locally and peacefully, the two bodies have convened three round of talks upto now where the leaders deliberated on various solutions to resolve the issue of construction of Buddhist ...

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Ling-Gon Yarchos Chenmo concludes at Lingshed Monastery

Leh, Aug 10: The 10-day long Ling-Gon Yarchos Chenmo concluded at Lingshed Monastery today. The closing ceremony was blessed with the presence of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama as the chief guest.

The guests of honours were Venerable Rinpoches and the Chairman/CEC, LAHDC Leh, Adv. Tashi Gyalson who’s also the elected Councillor from Lingshed Constituency. His Holiness was accompanied by various dignitaries from CTA Dharamshala. 

The closing ceremony had the presence of Venerable monk...

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Leh celebrates 6th Ladakh dPal rNgam Duston

HH Dalai Lama conferred dPal rNgam Duston award 2022

Leh, Aug 05: The Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council, Leh celebrated ‘Ladakh dPal rNgam Duston’ with great fervor today on the occasion of UT Ladakh Declaration Day at Sindhu Ghat with the theme ‘The Glory of Ltsangpo Singe Khababs’.

On the occasion, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama was honoured with the 6th Ladakh dPal rNgam Duston award for his immense contribution to humanity and especially towards Ladakh.

Speaking on th...

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10-day Yarchos Chenmo begins with religious fervour in Leh

Leh, August 1: His Excellence Thiksay Rinpoche in presence of HE Chato Rinpoche, HE Khen Rinpoche, Chairman/ CEC, Leh, Tashi Gyalson,Member of Parliament, Ladakh and President Ladakh Gonpa Association inaugurated 10 days Yarchos Chenmo.

Stressing on the importance of having the thought of human being first for a peaceful world, HE Thiksay Rinpoche urged to treat everyone equally irrespective of any background or class they come from.

He further added that every religion talks about Pea...

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