Med de beste ønsker for det nye året deler vi HH Dalai Lamas nyttårshilsen, og vi ser frem til å arbeide med våre støttespillere og venner for Tibets fremtid i året som kommer. Tibet er idag et av verdens mest lukkede land og tibetanerne opplever daglig undertrykkelse fra den kinesiske okkupasjonsmakten – derfor fortsetter tibetanere og vi, deres støttespillere over hele verden utenfor Tibet, vår utrettelige kamp for å sette fokus på situasjonen millioner av tibetanere lever i i idag.

“All of us are travelers through the journey of time, including myself. We travel through time, months, weeks, day and so on. Today is 2018. The important thing is when you look back at beginning of 2019 to 2018, how would you think about the year that you have spent? Would you have a sense of contentment saying that I have lived that year well, I have served the purpose of that year or would you be looking back with a sense of regret for all the troubles that you have caused. So this is why it is important that when we begin the new year and look forward, we should project our intentions ahead so that we make this year a meaningful one. So that when we turn back to look at it, we can live our life with sense of happiness and joy.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s New Year Message for 2018