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Samdhong Rinpoche

About Samdhong Rinpoche

Samdhong Rinpoche is the Tibetan Prime Minister in-exile.

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Rinpoche was in Dharmsala and said non-violent Gandhian principles will help resolve Tibetian issue.

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Tibetan religious heads meet to ponder over Dalai Lama reincarnation
Chief monks from the four main schools of Tibetan Buddhism met here today to discuss the future of their religion and reincarnation of their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama.

Tibetan exiles felicitate new PM in Dharamsala
Tibetans residing in India and admirers of Tibet from across the world have welcomed their new Prime Minister-in-exile, Lobsang Sangay as he takes charge at Dharamsala.

Tibetan exiles expect new PM to bring change
Tibetan exiles have expressed the hope that the new leadership under Prime Minister Lobsang Sangay will help realise their goal of a free Tibet sooner than later.

Tibetan PM-in-exile vows to engage with China
Lobsang Sangay, who was sworn-in as Prime Minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile at a public ceremony here today, said he will push for dialogue between other representatives of Tibetan exiles and the Chinese Government.

Lobsang Sangay takes oath as Tibetan PM-in-exile
Lobsang Sangay was sworn in as Prime Minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile, marking a new beginning for exiled Tibetans as he takes over the political leadership of the movement from the Dalai Lama.

Lobsang Sangay promises to boost dialogue with China to resolve row 'peacefully'
The newly elected Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile, Lobsang Sangay, said on Sunday that he would continue to reach out to Chinese people and government and facilitate the bilateral dialogue process in order to resolve the long-standing row based on 'mutual interests.'

Dalai Lama's power to be given to elected leadership: Samdhong Rinpoche
The outgoing Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Samdhong Rinpoche has said the powers of the Dalai Lama would be given to the new leadership and its Parliament members.

Dalai Lama requested to be "ceremonial head of state"
Penpa Tsering, speaker of Tibetan parliament in-exile, has announced that a new preamble to the existing Charter of the Tibetan Parliament would be included and that the people would request the Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, to assume the role of a ceremonial head of the state.

Rinpoche congratulates Sangay on being elected Tibetan PM-in-exile
The incumbent Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile, Samdhong Rinpoche, on Wednesday congratulated his successor Lobsang Sangay.

Exiled Tibetan Parliament wants Dalai Lama to stay
Some members of the Tibetan parliament-in-exile have reportedly pleaded with the Dalai Lama not to give up his political role, and have asked him to reconsider.

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