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Panchen Lama

China's Worst Kept Secret: 5 Facts About the Abduction of Tibet's Panchen Lama

Dorjee Tseten | Posted 05.19.2016 | Politics
Dorjee Tseten

Chinese leaders fail to understand the faith of the Tibetan people in Buddhism and the basic relationship between a disciple and a lama. In Tibetan Buddhism, choosing one's own lama is by the will of the disciple and faith in the enlightened one who shows the right path.

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.

A Loyalist and a Tiananmen General Win China's Peace and Harmony Awards

Rebecca Novick | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rebecca Novick

In a typically sour grapes gesture, China has invented its own peace prize. The ceremony, held on December 9th, is a day ahead of the Nobel Peace Prize function honoring jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo.

Can ABC World News get Answers?

Heidiminx | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Diane Sawyer and ABC World News are headed to China and are asking "What Issues Do You Want to Know More About?"

China Is Attempting to Wipe Out Buddhism

Robert Thurman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Robert Thurman

I, for one, was proud of His Holiness the Dalai Lama when he spoke strongly about the Chinese Communist Party's oppressive treatment of Tibetan Buddhist monks in Tibet.