October, 17, 2007 - Today, the United States officially celebrated H.H. The Dalai Lama, in a ceremony that took place in the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., awarding the Nobel Laureate and Temporal Head of the Government of Tibet in Exile and the Spiritual Head of the Tibetan people.
I just want to share my happiness about this event, as it recognizes a great human being worthy of enormous respect (and who I had the pleasure of meeting, briefly). It is also a statement in support of human rights and religious freedom.
Would that all of US foreign policy were so enlightened.
Thanks for the GREAT Hub!! Blessings be with the HH the Dalai Lama!! I was in LA at Universal Studios last year, September 13, 2006, with 10,000 others the moment HH the Dalai Lama received the news of his upcoming U.S. Congressional Gold Medal!! Interesting to me was that HH the Dalai Lama resisted speaking out politically against the War in Iraq until right after this announcement!! I applaude, and admire HH the Dalai Lama!! http://www.dalailama.com
Hi, Earth Angel,
That sounds like a wonderful experience! Would love to hear more about it.
Thank you so much for your kind comment.
Tashi Delek and Best Regards,
Oh yeah more a self-promotion for the United States a country who respects democracy in other countries for sure ...(like France one of the most hypocrit country in the world as well)
by Jewels7 years ago
Barack Obama cancels meeting with Dalai Lama 'to keep China happy'here's the full article http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldne … happy.htmlIt's a slap in the face for human rights. Shows how reliant the...
by fishskinfreak20087 years ago
Web-site/URL: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100212/ap_ … dalai_lamaNearly 2 years after the latest flare-up involving the Tibetan spiritual leader, CHINA is still going after him. CHINA IS TOO AGGRESSIVE.
by SparklingJewel5 years ago
...within his first three years as presidenthopefully they will run the numbers and see if it is so...http://www.politico.com/news/stories/10 … z1b2aMmbbo
by Cory Zacharia9 years ago
Hello Everyone,On October 17, H.H., the Dalai Lama will receive the Congressional Medal of Honor in Washington, D.C. I've put together a Hubpage with information on how you can attend... or listen to the address...
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