Category Archives: Opinions
Presidental campaign in US hurts its reputation
22 July 2016 | NS Venkataraman
Our only hope is that this campaign may be overlooked as an aberration that does not reflect the ground conditions in the United States. ...
Buddhist faith and the sleep of the Tibetan brain – Part 3
19 July 2016 | Mila Rangzen
Emotional gratification by the unknowable takes precedence over the search for truth. ...
Tibet’s prospects by the year 2059: Zeal of an inquisitive mind
16 July 2016 | Ugyen Gyalpo
When the collapse of communism unfolds, paving the way for democracy, we can take pride in indirectly helping liberate China, as they claimed liberation of Tibet from serfdom. An analogy worth fighting and living for. ...
Will China submit to South China Sea verdict?
14 July 2016 | NS Venkataraman
It seems the world is still going through a process where only might is right. ...
Buddhist faith and the sleep of the Tibetan brain – Part 2
12 July 2016 | Mila Rangzen
We need to ask ourselves, "how much do we as Buddhists investigate the dharma and the masters?" ...
Sri Lanka’s hostile attitude towards Dalai Lama
11 July 2016 | NS Venkataraman
The admirers of the Dalai Lama in Sri Lanka and other parts of the world are very unhappy about the Sri Lankan government adopting what looks like a hostile attitude towards the holy man. ...
Tibet: Indian legacy in the land of snows
10 July 2016 | Laden Tshering Samdup
Unless Indians step in now in a decisive manner the legacies of their great masters in Tibet face the prospect of being gone forever ...
A leader unlike any: Happy Birthday to His Holiness
6 July 2016 | Ugyen Gyalpo
On this most special auspicious day, the 6th of July, I would love to wish His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, a very happy 81st birthday, the birthday of a Man unlike any. ...
The bad news fatigue
5 July 2016 | Fanny Bucheli
With mass killings occurring on a daily basis, have we, the people of the world, become simply desensitised, numbed by too many details of too much bad news? ...
Buddhist faith has caused the sleep of the Tibetan brain
2 July 2016 | Mila Rangzen
I do not question the Buddhist precepts of morality here, but the blind-faith-based aspect of popular Tibetan Buddhism. ...