Category Archives: Opinions
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. ...
Why would President Obama receive the Dalai Lama through the back door?
18 June 2016 | NS Venkataraman
It is surprising that the President of the USA, which claims to be the torchbearer of freedom and the pledged supporter of liberty and human dignity, does not have the courage to stand up to China. ...
Significance of Tibetan language: Helping them find the fault in their own stars
15 June 2016 | Ugyen Gyalpo
To blame people for their shortcomings is irrational and childlike crankiness. Language is insignificant so long as a person upholds and incorporates Buddhist values into their lives. ...
Mind your etiquette — the whole world is watching
11 June 2016 | Mila Rangzen
Every time dresi is served on modern Tibetan formal occasions, you can't help but observe one basic thing is missing: A tiny spoon and some paper napkins. ...