The Dalai Lama said that the Tibetan Buddhist system of recognizing reincarnate Buddhist teachers “may have had its day.”
On Tuesday, Indian lawmakers made significant administrative changes to the contested region of Kashmir, India.
In our Weekend Reader newsletter, Lion’s Roar’s Andrea Miller shares her transformative experience on pilgrimage in India.
Andrea Miller visits the ancient artistic wonder in India known as the Ajanta Caves.
Andrea Miller visits the ruins of Nalanda, the great university where much of what we know today as Buddhism was developed.
Bodhgaya, a small town in the northern Indian state of Bihar, is where Siddhartha sat under a tree 2,600 years ago and reached enlightenment.
On a pilgrimage to India, Andrea Miller connects with the flesh-and-blood Buddha, who lived, reached enlightenment, and taught in these very places.
In Strava’s heat maps, the devotional movements of tired pilgrims become blazing symbols of sacred geography.
Two active members of a banned terror group were arrested by the Kolkata Police’s special task force in connection to a recent bomb plot.
The Mahabodhi Temple, in Bodhgaya. Photo by Bo Jayatilaka. On January 19, a low-intensity bomb exploded near Bodhgaya, a revered Buddhist site in India, hours after the Dalai Lama had finished teaching and retired for the day. A small explosion alerted security, which they initially believed was a firecracker. They found a burst thermos flask […]