Category Archives: Features

  • Devastating earthquake bigger than 2015 Nepal tremor may hit north India soon, warn experts

    Uttarakhand and northern Himalaya have witnessed several high and medium intensity tremors in the recent past. Experts have warned of a catastrophic earthquake in north India in near future. ...

  • Kalachakra diary

    I could transport myself to a world filled with only our people, in our land, and I wished this fleeting gathering of Tibetans would last forever as it would in a free Tibet. ...

  • Walking the talk: Fulfilling the wishes of others at Kalachakra

    Following the advice of the Dalai Lama, that it is necessary to help others not only in our prayers but in our daily lives, Pema Gyalpo started Oshi Shenphen Tsokchung to help Tibetan elders ...

  • Land of Happiness: Vision of a fearless Tibetan mother

    Despite all hardships, one can conceive and give birth to a vision of giving life to the “Land of Happiness.” We can be mere spectators, or active Buddhists -- it is up to us! ...

  • Tibetan Foundation helps rebuild Yushu after earthquake

    The Tibet Foundation believes that even though there are national and political boundaries, there is no boundary to love and compassion. ...

  • Kazi Dawa Samdup, and Tibet in the Twilight Zone

    Kazi Dawa Samdup and Dr Walter Evans-Wentz collaborated on groundbreaking literary works which played an important part in bringing Tibetan Buddhism and people to the West. ...

  • Saint and freedom fighter of Sri Lanka

    A Tibetan became a Theravada monk, was a much-adulated freedom fighter of Sri Lanka, officially declared a National Hero, and given a state funeral upon his death. ...

  • Hollywood’s whitewash and era of nostalgia

    Certainly, there is a lot of whitewashing in the production of Hollywood films and television series, due to a dearth of good non-white actors in the film industry. ...

  • Unique Tibetan gene and its evolution

    The adaptation of Tibetans is a wonderful discovery to understand how evolution can occur rapidly in response to geographic and environmental constraints. ...

  • Indonesia’s Nalanda

    The Muara Jambi monastery complex and Borobudur monuments in Indonesia are important to Tibetan Buddhism and the Nalanda tradition of Buddhism. ...