Days after the the two men who murdered Akong Rinpoche were sentenced to death, friends of the victim are asking the Chinese government for mercy.
In new investigation, Reuters says that China has long been backing a break-off sect of Tibetan Buddhism in an effort to co-opt Tibetan Buddhism.
A Chinese official accused “fake Living Buddhas” of engaging in “splittist” activities and supporting Tibetan independence.
Early this morning, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg posted a photo of himself praying at Wild Goose Pagoda in Xi’an, China. Zuckerberg is visiting Asia to promote Facebook — though the network is blocked in China. Zuckerberg’s wife, Priscilla Chan, is Buddhist. In his post, Zuckerberg wrote that he offered a prayer for his wife at the […]
On Monday night’s Late Show, Stephen Colbert took three minutes to recap the ongoing reincarnation dispute between China and the Dalai Lama.
Last week, The New York Times ran a feature profile critically examining the prominent Chinese Buddhist monk Shi Yongxin.
Tenzin Delek Rinpoche, one of the most prominent Tibetan political prisoners and a respected Buddhist teacher, died on July 12 in a Chinese prison.
A new study says Chinese cyber attacks on Tibetan groups are growing stronger.
On the Dalai Lama’s 82nd birthday, we look back at a conversation we had with him two decades ago.
A resolution from the House of Representatives praises the Dalai Lama, while a report from the State Department condemn’s China’s repression in Tibet.