His Holiness the Dalai Lama departed Mcleod Ganj this morning for an extended one and a half month visit to Tabo(Spiti), Germany Sweden , Denmark, Delhi and Ladakh.
Perhaps one of the most interesting celebrations to follow the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to the Dalai Lama in 1989 was held in Taipei. It was organized by a group the name of which I do not recall, but it was made up exclusively of old
An Australian mining company has been the target of a demonstration in Sydney today, calling for an end to gold exploration in Tibet. The protestors picketed SinoGold’s annual general meeting, calling on the company to stay out of
China today lashed out at the US for interfering in the country’s internal affairs by making use of the Tibet issue and ruled out resumption of dialogue with the exiled Dalai Lama unless he “abandoned” his pro-independence stance.
Wearing thin-soled plimsolls on their feet and dressed in little more than linen trousers and T-shirts, 17-year-old Pasang Rinchen and his younger brother Tenzin battled against the freezing wind as they made their way up the mountain pass.
Buddhists really are happy, calm and serene people – at least according to their brain scans. Using new scanning techniques, neuroscientists have discovered that certain areas of the brain light up constantly in Buddhists, and not just when they are meditating
As the sun sets on the Sangre de Cristo Mountains here in north central New Mexico, the dun-colored topsoil turns as red as blood itself. Long black shadows creep down the slopes in varying shapes: low and gnarly from thorny sagebrush, tall and
FAR FROM TIBET A bull yak grazes at the McRoberts Game Farm near Sidney, Neb. (Kevin Moloney for The New York Times)