Karmapa aide’s ‘affair’ alerts govt

The proximity between Gyngme Gyatso, an aide of Buddhist spiritual leader Karmapa who is in Bodh Gaya to attend Kalchakra Pooja, and a Chinese girl, Chen Yun Hann, has alerted state government agencies.

Tight security for Dalai Lama visit

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama arrived in Patna Monday under tight security following death threats from Chinese insurgents, police said.

Attack on Karmapa aborted

A youth trying to lob stones at the 17th Karmapa while he was on his way to perform prayers was nabbed by police before he could harm the spiritual leader of the Tibetans.

Neo-Buddhists stage protest against Kalachakra puja

The Kalachakra puja, one of the most sacred rituals of the Mahayana sect, scheduled to begin on January 12 at Bodh Gaya and in which Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama and the 17th Karmapa Urgyen Trinle Dorje will participate

Grain by grain

For the next two weeks, Tibetan monks will create an intricate mandala at the Telfair Museum. The Tibetan Monks of the Drepung Loseling Monastary believe that Savannah is special.