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  1. First steps on a long journey

    Posted Apr 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Panchen Lama chosen by mainland authorities, and his visit to Hong Kong, where he gave the keynote speech to the Third World Buddhist Forum last Thursday, was the first time he has left ... Buddhist rituals. But the Dalai Lama, in exile, had picked a different boy, Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, and remains in dispute with Beijing about who is the real successor. The Tibetan boy he chose ...

  2. Beijing's Tibetan protege comes of age in HK

    Posted Apr 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... outside the mainland to an international audience at the World Buddhist Forum. The 22-year-old Panchen Lama- the second-highest Tibetan spiritual authority- made a well-prepared but cautious ... a flicker of nervousness. After bowing to a 2,500-year-old holy relic said to be part of the skull of the Buddha, he read a prepared speech. Buddhist teaching is 'sweet dew that ends human ...

  3. Buddhism 'the sweet dew to end suffering'

    Posted Apr 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Buddhist thinking by scholars yesterday. The Panchen Lama, who is not recognised as such by the Dalai Lama, said man's greed was at the root of many woes afflicting humanity, and the solution to ending suffering is to turn to Buddhism. The Tibetan religious leader called on followers to adopt and develop Dharma, a Buddhist theory revolving around laws of nature. 'Increasing greed ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Apr 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... choice is unacceptable The Panchen Lama recognised by Beijing, Gyaincain Norbu, is attending a Buddhist event in Hong Kong this week. However, I am sure Hongkongers would rather see the genuine ...

  5. Officials warned to keep order in Tibet

    Posted Feb 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of Tibet's most senior exiled Buddhist leaders, the Karmapa Lama, said yesterday he was saddened by the self-immolations and that he hopes they 'will yield a change in policy that will bring our ...

  6. Dalai Lama attacked over stand on fiery protests

    Posted Nov 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... for not meeting Tibetans' demands to allow the Dalai Lama to return and allow them to practise their Buddhist faith freely. 'There is no encouragement from our side for the Tibetan people ...

  7. We choose next Dalai Lama, says Beijing

    Posted Sep 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of Tibetan Buddhism will decide who will take over from him. 'When I am about 90, I will consult the high lamas of the Tibetan Buddhist traditions, the Tibetan public and other concerned people ...

  8. Beyond belief

    Posted Sep 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... restaurants and shops run by followers. 'My mother won't even let us mention his name,' says one devout Tibetan Buddhist. 'We use the word 'devil' when we refer to him.' In 1997, six Tibetans killed the director of the Institute of Buddhist Dialectics and two of his students in Dharamsala. The victims supported the Dalai Lama's view on Dorje Shugden. ...

  9. Tibet policy needs rethink by Beijing

    Posted Jul 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... but respecting religion, culture and customs. The party has done a poor job of this through policies that have decimated monasteries, traditions and the Buddhist clergy. Its way of governing is at odds with Tibetan culture, which is grounded in the Buddhist religion and a theocratic political system. The more materialistic values of Han Chinese immigrants do not sit easily with traditional beliefs. ...

  10. Adviser queries living Buddha appointments

    Posted Mar 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the living Buddhas should play a bigger role in monasteries rather than in public life. 'Now the job of preaching in monasteries is in the hands of Buddhist scripture chanters, but the... ...




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