The Foundation, in collaboration with various photographers, craftsmen, and artists, holds Exhibitions with potentials to influence the way we think, perceive and approach the world.
(December 16-31, 2015)
An Exhibition of Photographs
By Tenzin Choejor
In collaboration with the Visual Arts Gallery, the Foundation organized an exhibition of photographs of His Holiness in Dharamsala where he resides, and in his travels around the land of the Buddha’s birth, by a talented Tibetan photographer Tenzin Choejor. His Holiness has often described himself and the Tibetans as the Chelas of India, their Guru. It is today the other way around. The photographs celebrate one of the most respected and loved public figures of our times for his inclusive message of compassion.
(November 27-28, 2015)
An Exhibition of Photographs, and Talk
By Jon Kolkin
The Foundation, in collaboration with the India International Centre, presented an exhibition of rare and intimate collection of photographs of Buddhist monasteries from around the world taken by internationally recognized, award-winning artist, Jon Kolkin. The Exhibition combined a talk and interaction with the artist.
(December 12-18, 2002)
In a world increasingly faced with terrorism and violence, the message of nonviolence, enshrined in all the major religions and deeply rooted in the rich Tibetan cultural tradition, are more relevant than ever before. As a manifestation of our deep belief in the resolution of conflicts through peaceful means and our commitment to a culture of Universal Responsibility, a weeklong Tibetan Festival of Compassion was held from December 12-18, 2002 at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. The festival was organized in collaboration with the Bureau of H. H. the Dalai Lama, India, Tibet Coordination Office and Tibetan Parliament and Policy Research. The keynote address was given by H. H. The Dalai Lama who spoke on Compassion: An Antidote to Terrorism.
The Foundation collaborated with Tibet House in New Delhi to organizein organizing a series of global festivals in different parts of the world that brought together elements of sacred music and sounds from major religions as well as from indigenous and folk traditions of the world.
(November 19-23, 2010)
The World of Your Senses was an exhibition on the Buddhist perspectives on sensory perception. It was organized in collaboration with the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives.
This Exhibition shared parallel perspectives from Buddhism and Western science on sensory perception. The exhibit was created by the inaugural cohort of 30 monk members of the Sager Science Leadership Institute, a professional development programme that supports monastics in facilitating science education and dialogues across the exiled community in India.
(July 3-10, 2009)
Tibetan Voices in Exile was an exhibition of paintings and photographs made by exile Tibetans. This exhibition was accompanied by film screenings. The exhibition culminated in an invitation for poems and proses contributions from the Tibetans in exile for a book on the same theme.
(August 16-17, 2008)
This exhibition of paintings made by children was held at the Tibetan Children’s Village school, Suja, Himachal Pradesh, India. Young students of the school were brought together in a unique painting experience around the theme of feelings from Tibet that were then exhibited.
(December 16, 2008)
An exhibition of paintings of the 21 Taras made on authentic Tibetan traditional paper was held at the India International Center, Delhi.
(November 19-30, 2007)
Inaugurated by eminent painter, Arpana Caur, this exhibition of art pieces made by Tibetans artists living in India, was held at the India Habitat Center, Delhi and attempted decipher the paradox of exile using canvases to express their feelings of belonging and displacement.