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The Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama Wrong on Religious Tolerance

Leah Anthony Libresco | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Leah Anthony Libresco

The Dalai Lama's recent editorial in The New York Times rebukes "radical atheists" and others for being intolerant of many religions. As disproof of ...

Why Tibet Matters So Much

Robert Thurman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Thurman

Against the feelings and warnings of many of his countrymen, the Dalai Lama wants Tibet to be a fully contributing part of China, achieving economic success and the genuine autonomy promised to them.

Losar: Celebrations Ceased in Defiance

Heidiminx | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

While I was in Dharamsala last year, and with friends -- what I experienced was both a protest and a solidarity movement, it was Black Losar.

I Want The Brain Of A Monk!

Priscilla Warner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Priscilla Warner

While I've been experiencing hundreds of panic attacks, these men have been meditating so effectively that their pre-frontal brain lobes light up on CAT scans, plumped up like perfectly ripe peaches.

The Religious Decade: 2000 To 2010

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

The following 10 stories show the breadth of religious actors and events and how deeply they affected the last 10 years of American and world history.

Relaxation: The Art of Doing Nothing (VIDEO)

Tara Stiles | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tara Stiles

tension is like a clogged drain, keeping what we don't need from dropping away, standing in the way of our potential. We need to dig out all the sludge.

A Meeting Of The Hearts: The Dalai Lama And The Thirteen Grandmothers

Alison Rose Levy | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alison Rose Levy

Many indigenous cultures have foretold a time when humanity, our future, and the earth itself were at stake. In a typical fairy tale, and in our hopes and dreams, "a hero" would come forth to save us.

Vancouver, Multicultural Gateway To The World

Sunil Chacko | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sunil Chacko

Compassion, forgiveness and interdependence were major themes at the dialogue. The reality that despite outward differences humanity is largely the same was brought home by Nobel Peace Prize Winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Peace Summit with the Dalai Lama, Eckhart Tolle, and Nobel Laureates

Catherine Ingram | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Catherine Ingram

The weekend edition of the paper was the prelude to the Vancouver Peace Summit, a three-day gathering of luminaries including the Dalai Lama, Eckhart Tolle, Maria Shriver, numerous Nobel laureates, and a couple dozen other presenters.

How Would You Decide? -- Keeping Me Honest

Jim Lichtman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Lichtman

I do not want to create the false impression that compassion was the sole criteria parole commissioners faced during former Manson Family member Susan Atkins' 2009 hearing.

Pleasure or Pain: Take Your Pick

Tabby Biddle | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tabby Biddle

In Buddhism one is advised to release desirous attachments to eliminate pain and suffering in one's life, however could it be that denying aspects of your very human self causes its own kind of pain?

Tibet Riots Due To Failed Chinese Government Policies: Report

Time | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A new report from a group of Chinese scholars has for the first time challenged China's official explanation that the deadly riots that broke out acro...

"God Talk" -- Enough Already?

Eberhard Kronhausen and Phyllis Kronhausen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Eberhard Kronhausen and Phyllis Kronhausen

Let us not wait for "God" or anybody or anything else to act, while the ball is so obviously in our own court!

South Africa: Dalai Lama Controversy Splits Government | Faatimah Hendricks | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Cape Town -- South Africa's health minister, Barbara Hogan, has condemned her own government for denying the Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama,...

How To Forgive - And Be Happier Now: A Testimonial

Anne Naylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

"The human spirit is so great a thing that no man can express it; could we rightly comprehend the mind of man nothing would be impossible to us upon t...

China Orders Tibetans To Celebrate New Year And Drop Boycott

Telegraph | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Losar, or Tibetan New Year, falls on Wednesday and is usually an occasion for feasting and communal celebration. This year, however, a growing number ...

Happy Camping: Skipping Down the Path to Enlightenment

Kay Goldstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kay Goldstein

Have you ever noticed how advertising agencies claim to know what will make us happy? They know we're worried about our happiness quotient and can easily seduce us.

Chill Out: Compassion The Dalai Lama Way

Ed Shapiro | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ed Shapiro

Shortly after Deb and I were married we went to India and spent our honeymoon in ashrams and monasteries. We were at McCleod Ganj where the Dalai Lama...