Thupten Jinpa is best known as the Dalai Lama’s translator, but he has many roles. Driving them all, is his mission to help us all be more compassionate.
Heidi Minx explains Tibetan thangka (or, scroll painting) art, and why some of today’s top tattoo artists are enamored of this very special art form.
Three Buddhist teachers explain the significance of the deity Tara.
The Geshema degree is the highest training in the Gelugpa school of Buddhism, previously only available to men. Now, 20 nuns have earned Geshema degrees.
The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism, 1,200,000 words long and referencing fourteen languages, has won the prestigious 2015 Dartmouth Medal.
A rare exhibit of contemporary Tibetan art is garnering attention. Entitled Anonymous, it features 27 artists living in Tibet and diaspora.
The Gyuto Monks of Tibet, with their unique overtone chanting, are once again collaborating with some cutting-edge musicians and producers.
What does the Dalai Lama thinks about the immolation phenomenon? In a recent Today appearance, Ann Curry asks this question and more.
Two respected figures from the independent-music world have released an album inspired by Dzogchen, “The Great Perfection” teaching.
Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche is currently at work on a third film, Vara: A Blessing, which is in post-production.