Press Reports and Videos


1) Press Articles 2008
2) Video 2008
3) Video Archive
4) Press Archive


Press Articles 2008


For the latest articles visit the Western Shugden Society Press Page or the Wisdom Buddha Dorje Shugden Blog.


Time Magazine, July 2008
The Dalai Lama's Buddhist Foes


British Asian News, May 2008
Buddhists speak out against the Dalai Lama


The Age (Australian Newspaper of the Year)
Selling Tibet to the world


British Asian News, May 2008
Buddhists speak out against the Dalai Lama


Oxford Times Online
Hundreds protest at Dalai Lama visit


Oxford Mail May 30

Monks protests against Dalai Lama


Yahoo News May 30

"Dalai Lama Stop Lying" 


Cherwell Online - Oxford, England, UK

Protestors 'to confront Dalai Lama'


Oxford Mail - Oxford, England, UK
Lama faces protest


Nottingham Evening Post, May 28 2008



BBC News, May 22 2008

Peace and placards greet Dalai Lama

Tolerance Webzine, May 22 2008

Demonstrators target the Dalai Lama


Guardian Unlimited, May 29 2008 

Down with the Dalai Lama


Spiked, Tuesday May 20th
Is the Dalai Lama a 'religious dictator'?


Süddeutsche Zeitung, May 17/18
(Translation from the largest German quality paper)

'Stop lying' ~ The protest in Bochum


Suite 101
Dalai Lama versus Dorje Shugden ~
Is His Holiness Practicing Religious Persecution


Times of India

Tibet seeking autonomy, not separation: Dalai Lama


AP Associated Press

Protesters demonstrate outside NY site of Dalai Lama speech

One leader, two protests Top Stories

Groups Protest Outside Site Of Dalai Lama Speech 


New Internationalist, August, 1998, by Sara Chamberlain Deity banned: outrage as Dalai Lama denounces Dorje Shugden


Video 2008


For the latest videos, visit the Western Shugden Society or visit the videos page.


Al Jazeera

The Dalai Lama: The Devil Within


France 24 

The Dalai Lama's demons


Western Shugden Society
Dalai Lama Demonstration - New York City 17 July 2008


nineMSN Video
The Tibetan Opposition


The Oxford Times

Buddhist protest
Hundreds of Buddhist monks gathered in the centre of Oxford this morning to protest loudly against a visit by the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan spiritual leader.


BBC News Video of Nottingham Demonstration May 27
Protest over Dalai Lama

ITV News Video of Nottingham Demonstration May 29 (available only in UK):

ITV Local News

Western Shugden Society Website

A day of protests in London
Protests in Nürnberg and Bamberg

Kelsang Pema responds to comments by the Dalai Lama's representative Tashi Wangdi


Western Shugden Society Website

Colgate University, NY - Demonstration Overview


You Tube

Dalai Lama Visit to Hamilton, NY


Video Archive


Previous YouTube Videos about the Situation in India

Dalai Lama and Dorje Shugden, Part 1

Dalai Lama and Dorje Shugden, Part 2

Dalai Lama and Dorje Shugden, Part 3

German Panorama Television Documentary from 1997

Verklärt, verkitscht - Hollywood feiert den Dalai Lama Part 1
Verklärt, verkitscht - Hollywood feiert den Dalai Lama Part 2


Press Archive


Times Online April 21, 2006
Destruction of Dorje Shugden statue by Dalai Lama followers


The Kathmandu Post, March 23, 2001
Religious meet slams Dalai Lama (please scroll down for article)


Frontline (India's National Magazine), January 2001

Of the Dalai Lama and a witch-hunt


Indian Express, January 10 1999

Dorje Shugden worshippers barred from Dalai Lama meet


The Indian Express, August 24, 1998
Anti-Shugden agenda flares up conflict


New Internationalist 1996
Deity banned ~ Outrage as Dalai Lama denounces Dorje Shugden

Political Leader

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The Hypocrisy

Follow the story of the Dalai Lama's 30-year political campaign to destroy a centuries-old spiritual tradition taught to him by his own Spiritual Guide, and the efforts of those he's hurting to stop him:

Brief summary
- What is happening
- What is the Western Shugden Society (WSS)?
- Detailed reports of discrimination from inside India and elsewhere

The Dalai Lama's position
- A Great Deception
- Praise to Wisdom Buddha Dorje Shugden by the Dalai Lama
- In the Dalai Lama's words

Why is this happening?
- Why is this religious suppression taking place?
- Are the Dalai Lama's reasons valid?

Efforts to restore religious freedom
- Geshe Kelsang's open letter
- The ban is illegal and unconstitutional
- Press reports and videos
- Dorje Shugden Devotee's Charitable and Religious Society
- Dalai Lama sued for repressing religious freedom
- A conflict with a solution
- Announcement from Serpom Norling Monastery

Analysis of situation
- Sectarianism
- Can the Dalai Lama ever make a mistake?
- Is the Dalai Lama the only spiritual leader in Tibetan Buddhism?
- Theocracy or democracy?
- Spirit worship or authentic Buddhist practice?
- Freedom of worship
- The Dalai Lama's justifications
- Analysis by Dalai Lama's translator (PDF)
- What would Thomas Jefferson think of the 14th Dalai Lama?
- Book Reviews
- Videos

Evidence and first-hand accounts
- Chronological background
- Discord in exile documentary
- Political motivations for the ban
- Summary to date from Tibetan exiles
- Other

Ongoing persecution 2008-2010
- Recent vote sticks and call for help
- Forced signature and ID card campaign
- Persecution of monks at Sera Monasteries
- Public humiliation and explusion of monks
- Letter to Indian Prime Minister regarding abuses
- Letters from Dorje Shugden Devotees
- Urgent appeal from Sera Monasteries
- Support from Indian police
- Western Shugden Society letter to Sera monasteries
- Western Shugden Society letter to TGIE
- Heartfelt request from monks in Mundgod
- More discrimination planned around the world
- Letter from an FPMT monk
- Other
- What you can do

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