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    No longer isolated for Tiananmen crackdown, China pressures others to shun critics like Dalai Lama

    Posted May 28th 2014, 10:11pm by Staff Reporters

    ... observers asserted that Tiananmen helped the Tibetan Buddhist win the Nobel prize that year, said US-based Tom Grunfeld, a professor of modern Chinese history and Tibetan specialist at the State ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Tibet's long road to peace with China has an end if suspicions are put aside

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 04:03am by TENZIN NORGAY

    ... is the beauty of Tibetan diplomacy and its middle way policy for maintaining peace, firmly grounded in more than 2,000 years of Buddhist philosophical underpinnings. The 13th Dalai Lama acquiesced ...

  3. News - World - SPACE

    Buddhist statue taken from Tibet by Nazis was carved from meteorite

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris New research finds 24cm deity that SS team carted off from Tibet is carved from meteorite Buddhist statuetaken by Nazisis a space rock A thousand-year-old Buddhist statue taken from Tibet in 1938 by an SS team seeking the roots of Adolph Hitler's Aryan doctrine was carved from a meteorite, scientists reported. In a paper published on Wednesday, ...

  4. News - World

    Dalai Lama says he has no problem with gay marriage

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 10:58am by AFP

    ... as it is consensual. The Buddhist monk offered his views on the hot-button social issue during his latest tour of the United States, where he was welcomed in Washington by top lawmakers and offered ... exiled spiritual leader and one of the most prominent leaders in Buddhism. Gay marriage has won growing acceptance in the Western world and Latin America. But no predominantly Buddhist nation ...

  5. A Buddhist spectacle with political overtones

    Posted Mar 29th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... province, yesterday for the state-sponsored Second World Buddhist Forum. Seated beneath a vast, domed ceiling inlaid with giant lotus petals, representatives from 46 countries gasped collectively ... 'It really is a spectacle,' Dr Reeves said. 'But this is China and they do these things very well here.' Vietnamese monk Thich Minh Nhan, a lecturer at Viet Nam Buddhist ...

  6. Comment - Blogs

    China news round-up: Official apologizes for providing wrong data, Beijing land sales surge

    Posted Apr 12th 2013, 06:47am by Patrick Boehler

    ...   Myanmar The Irrawaddy Farmers say they did not receive compensation for land taken for the construction of two Chinese pipelines. Narinjara News Agency A rare protest is allowed by the Rakhine ...

  7. Letting Go of the Person You Used to Be

    Posted Sep 05th 2004, 12:00am by Diana McPartlin

    ... Compiled by Diana McPartlin Letting Go of the Person You Used to Be by Lama Surya Das Bantam $144 Lama Surya Das is an American-born lama in the Dzoghen lineage of Tibet and author of the best-seller Awakening the Buddha Within. Here, he asks the universa ...

  8. News - Asia - OBITUARY

    Robert Ford, independent Tibet's first radio operator, dies at 90

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... the 1950 invasion of Tibet, Ford died in the British capital on September 20 aged 90 after a short illness. The Dalai Lama led tributes at the ceremony, held at the Jamyang Buddhist Centre. "I ...

  9. Planet of the traipse

    Posted Apr 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of the Himalayas in Tibet, Mount Kailash Kora is a holy place for Tibetans, Hindus, and Buddhists. Mackesy suggests a two-day trek, with day one starting at the village of Darchen, through the glacial Lha ...

  10. News - China - TIBET

    US Ambassador Locke on 3-day trip to Tibet, embassy confirms

    Posted Jun 28th 2013, 12:00am by KIM WALL

    ... Provincial Buddhist School, where RFA reported the new policy had been announced during a conference, denied any such meeting had been held. When asked for comment, several Tibetan monasteries said ...




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