Patrick Dowd tells the tale at the heart of the legend of the Great Boudha Stupa in Kathmandu.
When written language arrived in Tibet, says Patrick Dowd, it brought the dharma with it.
A fully enlightened female buddha, Tara is the actuality of compassion and wisdom. Meditating on her, says Lama Palden Drolma, can awaken our own buddhanature.
Buddhist monks in the Himalayas are taking action against climate change, inspired by their devotion to His Holiness Kyabgön Chetsang Rinpoche. Eben Yonnetti reports.
Here’s a short primer on the four main schools of Tibetan Buddhism and some of their key practices.
Sara Lewis reviews “Inseparable Across Lifetimes: The Lives and Love Letters of Namtrul Rinpoche and Khandro Tare Lhamo,” translated by Holly Gayley.
Yeshe Dhonden, the foremost Tibetan doctor in the world, died on November 26. He was 93.
The monk gave the fossil to a lama at a nearby Buddhist monastery, who passed it on to university researchers.
The ban coincides with multiple politically significant dates in Tibet.
Gompa Tibetan Monastery Services provides year-round access to teachings by senior Tibetan lamas and arrangements for pujas and prayers.