John Demont reports that China’s longterm campaign to assimilate Tibet has entered a critical new stage.
Vegetarianism is an increasingly popular lifestyle choice among Buddhists, and it may help save our planet.
The scholar and human rights champion Elliot Sperling has died. He was 66.
Chinese authorites have warned Tibetans not to attend His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Kalachakra ceremonies, calling the event “illegal,” Radio Free Asia reports.
The Guardian’s editorial board describes slights to the Dalai Lama as “extremely distasteful” and calls on leaders to resist pressure from China.
Larung Gar Buddhist Academy is a major center of Buddhist monasticism and study in Tibet. It faces demolition later this month.
Demolitions at Larung Gar Buddhist Academy will reportedly begin July 25th following China’s demands to demolish 50 percent of residences at the monastery.
China says the iconic monastery needs “ideological guidance.” 5,000 monks and nuns face eviction.
Barack Obama met with Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama at the White House today. His Holiness posted a photo of the meeting to Facebook: China, of course, has stated its displeasure about the US receiving or honoring the Dalai Lama; as The Tibet Post reports, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said in a news briefing […]
Xian’er was developed by Chinese artificial intelligence experts to “sense his surroundings and answer deep questions about Buddhism.”