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Dalai Lama Tibet

LOOK: Thouands Gather In Himalayan Village To Hear Dalai Lama Speak

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.07.2014 | Religion

The Dalai Lama spent his 79th birthday and the days surrounding it delivering a Kalachakra for world peace in a small Himalayan town in the Ladakh dis...

WATCH: Interview With The Dalai Lama On HuffPost Live

HuffPost Live | Posted 12.01.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

The Dalai Lama joined HuffPost Live Wednesday for an interview with Willow Bay, which was simultaneously livestreamed on all nine of the Huffington Po...

China's Campaign To Silence The Dalai Lama

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

By Ben Blanchard BEIJING, Nov 2 (Reuters) - China aims to stamp out the voice of exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama in his...

The Youngest Tibetan Woman Parliamentarian On Youth, Change, and the Dalai Lama

Sophia Slater | Posted 10.28.2013 | Teen
Sophia Slater

From the moment 31-year-old Dhardon Sharling stepped onto the sun-drenched patio of a café in Dharamsala, home-in-exile of the Dalai Lama and thousands of Tibetan refugees, I could see she wasn't your typical young woman.

Morari Bapu: The Path of Light in a Time of Darkness

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 10.19.2013 | Impact
Marissa Bronfman

In these turbulent times, waking up day after day to news of war and strife, death, despair and disaster - not a corner of the globe untouched - it is more important yet harder than ever to find a sense of peace within.

How It Felt To Meet My Biggest Inspiration

Sophia Slater | Posted 09.30.2013 | Teen
Sophia Slater

A few days after I arrived, things got even more exciting. I received a message: "Be at the Dalai Lama's compound by 11:30 on Tuesday. Don't be late. Bring your passport." I was going to meet the Dalai Lama?!

China Steps Up Attacks On Dalai Lama

Reuters | Ben Blanchard | Posted 09.08.2013 | Religion

BEIJING, July 9 (Reuters) - China's top official in charge of religious groups and ethnic minorities vowed on Tuesday to step up the fight against e...

Tibetan Uprising Day Reminds Us

Rajiv Malhotra | Posted 05.12.2013 | World
Rajiv Malhotra

Even as desperate self-immolations among Tibetans still living in Tibet have increased in the past few years, there seem to be no signs whatsoever of China relenting on its cultural genocide there.

His Holiness The Dalai Lama Turns 77!

Posted 07.06.2012 | Fifty

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama has become known as one of the most influential spiritual leaders in the world. Born in Takster in Northern Tibet as ...

HH Dalai Lama To Celebrate 77th Birthday

Posted 07.06.2012 | Religion

Festivities for the Dalai Lama's 77th birthday on July 6th have begun. The exiled Tibetan government in Dharamsala, India has organized two rounds ...

Buddha Doodle -- Risk

Molly Hahn | Posted 07.01.2012 | Good News
Molly Hahn


Chinese Website Accuses Dalai Lama of 'Nazi' Policies

AP | SCOTT McDONALD | Posted 05.24.2012 | Religion

BEIJING — A state-run Chinese website has launched a bitter attack on the Dalai Lama, accusing the exiled Buddhist leader of "Nazi" racial polic...

China: Tibetan Immolaters Are Criminals, Outcasts, Mentally Ill

AP | By ALEXA OLESEN | Posted 05.07.2012 | World

BEIJING -- Chinese officials sought Wednesday to discredit Tibetans who have set themselves on fire to protest China's rule over their region, calling...

Goodbye Tibet?

John Graham | Posted 01.14.2012 | World
John Graham

I just saw first-hand what the Chinese are doing in Tibet. The reports you've heard of cultural genocide are true. China is obliterating the ideas, traditions and habits of the Tibetan people.

Dalai Lama Honors Tibetans Who Set Selves On Fire

AP | By ANGUS McDONALD | Posted 12.19.2011 | World

DHARMSALA, India -- The Dalai Lama fasted and led prayers Wednesday to honor nine Tibetans who set themselves on fire in protest against Chinese rule,...

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Dalai Lama Hosts Massive Peace Festival In Washington, D.C. | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 09.05.2011 | Religion

As the Dalai Lama celebrated his 76th birthday Wednesday, he didn't do it from his home in the Himalayan hills. Instead, there was an elaborate parade...

Dalai Lama: Tibetan Glaciers Melting

AP | Posted 06.02.2011 | Green

NEW DELHI -- The Dalai Lama said Saturday that India should be seriously concerned about the melting of glaciers in the Tibetan plateau as millions of...

Dalai Lama Stepping Down As Tibetan Political Leader

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DHARMSALA, India -- The Dalai Lama says he will give up his political role in Tibet's government-in-exile, shifting that power to an elected represent...

Dalai Lama To Give Up Ceremonial Duties

AP | ASHOK SHARMA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW DELHI — The Dalai Lama wants to give up his lesser known role as the ceremonial leader of the Tibetan government-in-exile, an aide said Tues...

The Dalai Lama: No Hurry To Appoint Successor (VIDEO) | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

The Dalai Lama is in no hurry to appoint a successor, he told NDTV presenter Barkha Dhutt on July 4 at his residence in Dharamsala, India. The hour-lo...

His Holiness the Dalai Lama: Role Model

Bhuchung K. Tsering | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Bhuchung K. Tsering

The new perspective of His Holiness as a role model is one that may be shared by Tibetans and non-Tibetans alike.

Prosperity vs. Human Rights: The Dalai Lama's Urgent Message for the West

Jonathan Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jonathan Green

There is a deeper resonance -- and controversy -- to the Dalai Lama's preachings: that peace and compassion are more important than prosperity and financial advancement.

Dalai Lama: China Aims To Annihilate Buddhism

AP | ASHWINI BHATIA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DHARMSALA, India — The Dalai Lama lashed out at China on Wednesday, accusing it of trying to "annihilate Buddhism" in Tibet and rebuffing all hi...

Whole Child International Hosting The Dalai Lama For Children's Issues

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

After Karen Gordon's divorce in 2003, she used the $1 million settlement to start her own nonprofit organization, Whole Child International. While rai...

Dalai Lama-Obama Meeting Will Be Closely Watched By China

AP | JENNIFER LOVEN and FOSTER KLUG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama personally welcomed the Dalai Lama to the White House on Thursday and lauded his goals for the Tibetan peopl...