Category Archives: Elsewhere on the Web
Is the Karmapa Lama a Chinese spy? India still can’t decide after 18 years
6 November 2018 | Jyoti Malhotra
India has still not decided whether it should give the Karmapa Lama a visa to attend a conference called by the Dalai Lama in Dharamshala. ...
China has begun building its case to appoint next Dalai Lama of its choice
23 September 2018
Chinese officials argue that there is precedent for Beijing to be involved in selecting the next Dalai Lama. ...
Why Tibetan Buddhism is facing up to its own abuse scandal
11 September 2018 | Joe Shute
A report confirms a shocking catalogue of physical, sexual and emotional abuse by Sogyal against his students. ...
Dalai Lama forgets Nehru’s efforts
24 August 2018 | PK Vasudeva
The Dalai Lama should have avoided this uncalled-for verdict on Jinnah and Nehru because the Government of India had clearly conveyed that he should not indulge in any political activities. ...
Time has come to acknowledge that Tibet has vastly improved under Chinese rule
13 August 2018 | Justice Markandey Katju (Retd)
The Chinese claim that Tibet has been part of the country since the Yuan dynasty, which is disputed by the Tibetans. The more important question is whether Chinese rule has benefited Tibet. ...
Waiting for Karmapa: Delhi in fix over Tibet
14 July 2018 | Bharat Bhushan
With the 14th Dalai Lama turning 83 this month, India feels the need to cultivate influential monks to ensure Tibetan unity and support for its position on the Tibetan leader’s succession. ...
Has Tibet finally lost out to China?
30 June 2018 | Jonathan Mirsky
Beijing’s pressure on world leaders to ignore Tibet is now overwhelming. Even No. 10 declares: ‘We have turned the page on the Dalai Lama’ ...
Buddhist leader sexually assaulted students, report finds
28 June 2018 | Joshua Eaton
In a letter to Shambhala members on Monday, Sakyong Mipham acknowledged what he called “relationships” with women in the organization, but stopped short of admitting any sexual misconduct. ...
Who is pushing Dalai Lama to surrender to China?
13 April 2018 | Vijay Kranti
Dr Sangay’s attempt to present the Dalai Lama’s return to Tibet as the monk’s “last unfulfilled dream”, and his call to Tibetans to make this ‘dream’ a reality, deserves a closer scrutiny. ...
New Delhi’s delicate dance over Tibet
9 April 2018 | Sreeram Chaulia
No barter deal, whereby China finally settles the border disputes in return for India eschewing the Dalai Lama, is conceivable. ...