Today is World AIDS Day 2015. While the outlook for people living with HIV has never been better, many challenges persist throughout the world relating to HIV prevention and education.
Dharamsala, India, where I worked withthe Tibetan Women's Association ...
Two weeks ago, I headed to the Himalayas for the adventure of a lifetime in the Kingdom of Bhutan. Since I was invited to speak at the Royal Palace...
That global warming is the leading cause of environmental damage in the Three Rivers region has not always been widely accepted, even by Chinese climate scientists.
Collapsing before Buddha and falling before the Pope, did not make me more religious, but in the years since it has caused me to reflect about religion -- religion in China.
China's President Xi Jinping will arrive in Washington to meet President Obama for an important state visit. The context is a growing alarm about China's less than peaceful rise, and provides a rare opportunity for the president to give an important message on Tibet.
Doe Paoro drew from these notions as she created After, the follow-up to her 2012 debut album Slow To Love, which Paoro wrote in an isolated cabin close to her hometown of Syracuse, New York.
After the U.S. spent decades pursuing a failed 'quiet diplomacy' approach to promoting rights and freedom in Tibet and China, now is the time for the President to turn up the volume and speak out publicly.
A peacemaker for the ages walks among us. Whether he is blessing world leaders who are notorious for war, accepting the Nobel Peace Prize, or speaking of his own exile from his homeland of Tibet, the message of His Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet is the same. "This should be the peace century."
Donating business acumen is a powerful and effective way to give back to society. I recently witnessed this while launching an intercollegiate business plan competition to help Tibetan refugees.
Rinpoche's death, tragic as it was, will initiate yet another generation of Tibetans into the freedom struggle. Instead of merely praising Tibetan pacifism, the world must support the Tibetan people's nonviolent struggle to end Chinese rule and establish a free and democratic Tibet.
It's never the extraordinary people who do the extraordinary. It's the ordinary people like you and me who decide to stand up and take the journey. Because they complete the journey, ordinary people become extraordinary. What do you need to do today that you know you have to do and don't do it?
One story you frequently hear about the German public is that they have no sense of humor and are too serious. But you wouldn't have known it, watc...
The term Kundun in Tibetan literally means "presence" but the Dalai Lama's absence from Tibet is an all too real pain that is impossible not to feel. Or in a strange way, it could be interpreted as an overall presence in noting the absence.
The Dalai Lama's message of compassion and nonviolence resonates at the core of our common humanity, regardless of nationality or religious background. This era of universal admiration and respect for a spiritual leader is unparalleled in history.
To be in the presence of the Dalai Lama was awe-inspiring and left a long-lasting impression upon me. In his natural and self-effacing manner, he effortlessly spoke his mind, incorporating his wonderful sense of humor, infectious giggle, and penetrating intelligence.