China Protests Dalai Lama’s Visit

China on Wednesday protested the Dalai Lama’s visit to Mongolia, saying the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader used such trips abroad to further a drive for Tibetan independence.

Lhasa undergoes transformation

The Potala palace is Tibetan Buddhism’s most widely recognised symbol. But the Dalai Lama’s one time winter palace may soon be the only Buddhist landmark left in Tibet’s capital Lhasa.

Pangs of Conscience

“Gosh, if only we were there! That Punjabi lad could have been alive today.” The idea conjures up, every time the memory of a local Tibetan hunk, Thinley, is jogged on the grisly goings-on of last Wednesday.

Vajra Sky Over Tibet Movie Review

For a movie made by Buddhists about Buddhists for Buddhists, “Vajra Sky Over Tibet” is awfully dualistic. That paradox is partly the point: Writer-director John Bush filmed in Tibet without permission from Chinese authorities

Kalon Tripa’s Talk to the Civil Servants

As Prof. Samdhong Rinpoche was sworn in for the second term for the Kalon Tripa’s office, he called a meeting of all the civil servants of the Central Tibetan Administration yesterday afternoon