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Dharamsala,

town (2001 est. pop. 19,200), Himachal Pradesh, N India. Located on the slopes of the Kangra valley at the edge of Dhauladhar range in the outer Himalayas. Dharamsala is noted as the residence of the Dalai LamaDalai Lama
[Tibetan,=oceanic teacher], title of one of the main leaders of Tibetan Buddhism. Believed like his predecessors to be the incarnation of the Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara, the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, 1935–, was installed in 1940.
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. The lower section is a largely Indian market town; the upper section, also known as McLeod Ganj, is a former British hill station and site of the Tibetan government in exile since 1960. The 8th earl of ElginElgin, James Bruce, 8th earl of
, 1811–63, British statesman, son of the 7th earl. He served as governor of Jamaica (1842–46) and in 1847 was appointed governor-general of Canada.
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 is buried in the churchyard of St. John in the Wilderness in Upper Dharamsala.
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Dalai Lama was forced to flee Tibet following a failed uprising against Chinese rule in 1959 and has been leading the Tibetan government-in-exile in Dharamsala, northern India, since then.
One British woman who has lived in Dharamsala for quite some time attributed the rising violence against foreigners to the huge disparity of wealth between most locals and the tourists.
Tibet's government-in-exile in the Indian town of Dharamsala said talks were more urgently needed "than ever before" between China and the Dalai Lama after Beijing vowed to crush anti-China forces in Tibet.
Michael Blakey, 23, was found bludgeoned to death last month in a churchyard in Dharamsala, the home city of the Dalai Lama.
Since 1960, he has lived in Dharamsala, a town situated at the foothills of the Himalayas that has become the seat of the Tibetan government in exile and home to 10,000 of his fellow countrymen.
Claire Holmes, of Llanfairfechan, flew out to Dharamsala in northern India to teach English to exiled Tibetan immigrants.