The two met in Varansi, India, as part of Freeman’s work on National Geographic’s forthcoming 2016 series on the divine, “The Story of God.”
Outside of monastic rules, there are no specific Buddhist dietary restrictions. But Buddhism does place a strong emphasis on reducing suffering.
Treasure Caretaker Training is working to preserve and protect sacred Buddhist art by training “treasure caretakers” such as monks and nuns.
On the Dalai Lama’s 82nd birthday, we look back at a conversation we had with him two decades ago.
When I saw His Holiness the Karmapa would be within striking distance, I bought a plane ticket and made the trek to New York to see what he’s up to.
On Tuesday April 14, His Holiness the 17th Karmapa will give a public talk called “Joining Heart and Mind: Creating a Compassionate World.” The talk will take place from 7 pm to 9 pm at The New York Society for Ethical Culture (2 West 64th, New York City). Tickets are still available, with premium orchestra […]
His Holiness the 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, will soon be embarking on a limited US tour that will see him visiting at several universities.
As Barry Boyce tells us, the 17th Karmapa’s views will help define Buddhism in the 21st century.
Karmapa announces plan to restore nuns’ vows in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition.
The 17th Karmapa concluded an environmental conference with a strong call to recognize the importance of Tibet’s fragile Himalayan ecosphere.