The statues, which were likely stolen in 2001, were intercepted while being smuggled into the United Kingdom in 2002.
Today marks the 30th birthday of the Panchen Lama, who disappeared when he was six years old.
We are all one and the same. This is the experience of Zen. So teaches Shodo Harada Roshi in his book of original calligraphies.
Researchers in Japan used facial analysis software to analyze the enigmatic expression of a 1200-year-old Buddhist masterpiece.
Designed to explain Buddhist teachings in an easy-to-understand way, creators hope the robot will boost temple visitor numbers.
The ban coincides with multiple politically significant dates in Tibet.
Chinese authorities in the Tibet Autonomous Region are intensifying their campaign against His Holiness the Dalai Lama and forcing some Tibetans to remove images of His Holiness from their homes, according to a report published by the International Campaign for Tibet.
The Chinese government has enacted new policies that require Tibetan monastics to promote the Communist Party.
When hundreds of Taiwanese Buddhist monastics moved to a small farming town in Canada, they learned they had more in common with the locals than anyone expected.
The ancient mountain temples were established over 1,000 years ago.