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Tibetan Culture

The Remarkable Rinchen Khando Choegyal on Empowering Women and Working for a Better Day

Sophia Slater | Posted 05.14.2014 | Teen
Sophia Slater

"If you are wanting to do something for the cause, you have to sacrifice a lot," Mrs. Choegyal told me as we sat down to chat in her office on a bright morning at the TNP complex in lower Dharamsala.

Tibet Can No Longer Stand Alone: A Call to Interreligious Solidarity

Peter Dziedzic | Posted 08.26.2013 | Religion
Peter Dziedzic

While argument and speculation will keep this question suspended, the leadership of the global Tibetan community must take renewed steps if they want to ensure that their struggle against ethnic and cultural cleansing, religious repression, and economic imperialism remains firm and unwavering.

Buddhist Lama Works to Preserve Vanishing Culture

Nina Wegner | Posted 08.05.2012 | Impact
Nina Wegner

Khenpo Tenzin Sangpo is worried about the future of his community. There, in the protective folds of the Annapurna and Dauligiri ranges, he feels that the spiritual culture of his people is eroding.

In The Internet Age, Tibet Is Still The Hidden Kingdom

Richard Schiffman | Posted 01.09.2012 | Religion
Richard Schiffman

There is little hope that Tibet will move off the back burner of global concern. How many more Tibetans will burn themselves in a futile attempt to grab the attention of a world that is looking elsewhere?

Tibetan Students Protest Use Of Chinese In Classes

AP | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — Tibetan students in western China marched to protest unconfirmed plans to use the Chinese language exclusively in classes, teachers sa...

'Tibet in Song': Exploring What the Chinese Occupation Has Meant for Buddhism

Stanton Peele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Stanton Peele

What are the similarities between Hume's attitude toward Buddhism and the Chinese eradication of Tibetan culture? Both seek to impose their own belief systems on a minority or subservient culture and religion.

Offering a Home to Creativity

Heidiminx | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Heidiminx

The Tibetan culture is in the midst of a paradigm shift as modern influences collide with the ancient culture. Recognizing this collision, one young Tibetan has opened the first contemporary art gallery in India.

Rocky Mountain Meditation

Susan Sawyers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Sawyers

During his visit to Aspen, Sogyal Rinpoche noted "What I have discovered... is how Buddhist practices such as meditation and compassion, can revolutionize the way we work, and act in the world."

Is Human Life a Mental Illness?

Karen Kisslinger | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Karen Kisslinger

Gregory Bateson once cautioned us young people that if we were ever going to have a psychotic episode, we should try not to do it while in America, lest we get swept into its so-called Mental Health system and never return.