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.
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.
In his graphic novel, Dream in Thin Air, Michael Nybrandt explains how he started the Tibet National Football Team to help the Tibetan people showcase their national pride.
Rinchen Khando Choegyal fights the second-class status of female monastics in Tibetan Buddhism.
The Chinese government has enacted new policies that require Tibetan monastics to promote the Communist Party.
Lodi Gyari was the Dalai Lama’s chief diplomat in the United States and, later, China.
In Strava’s heat maps, the devotional movements of tired pilgrims become blazing symbols of sacred geography.
We’ve gathered information and links for some of the many organizations who support the people of Tibet and their spiritual leader, His Holiness the Dalai Lama.