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Buddhism in China

Beijing Eyes Buddhist Resurgence

Posted 01.08.2012 | Religion

By Calum MacLeod USA Today SERTHAR, China (RNS) Breathless but beaming, Sheng Zisu sounds confident after five months in a maze-like Buddhist enca...

China And The (Next) Dalai Lama

Matteo Pistono | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Matteo Pistono

March 10 marks the anniversary when Tibetans rose up in the streets of Lhasa against China's nascent occupation of Tibet and when a 24-year-old Dalai Lama fled a pursuing Chinese army.

Communist Buddhism: China Steps Up Its Tibetan Meddling

Michael Levy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Michael Levy

"Government-strengthened spirituality" is an oxymoron. Government, at its best, does not get involved in issues of transcendence, Heaven, Hell or anything else metaphysical.

Study: Rising Religious Tide In China Overwhelms Atheist Doctrine

David Briggs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
David Briggs

China has enforced its anti-religion policy through decades of repression, coercion and persecution, but the lack of success is spectacular, according to a major new study.

Her Holiness: Is The Time Right For A Female Dalai Lama?

April L. Bogle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
April L. Bogle

If the next Dalai Lama is a woman, would she offer the same grounding wisdom? Inspire compassion within people of all cultures? Properly navigate Tibet's troublesome relationship with the Chinese government?