Tag Archives: Buddhism

  • Letter to the western Shugden propitiators
  • Lobsang Wangyal Protests making Dalai Lama more popular

    The protesters may think that they bring bad press for the Dalai Lama, but they only focus more attention on him, and end up making him more popular. ...

  • Denma Locho Rinpoche passes away

    Denma Locho Rinpoche passed away at his home in McLeod Ganj after a brief illness. He was 86 years old. Rinpoche is said to have entered into the meditative state (Thugdam). ...

  • Myanmar, Sri Lanka Buddhist hard-liners join hands

    A hard-line Buddhist monk from Myanmar known for his anti-Muslim stance said his movement would join hands with a like-minded Sri Lankan group to "protect" Buddhists. ...

  • China tells Dalai Lama again to respect reincarnation

    China repeated a call on the Dalai Lama to respect what it said was the historic practice of reincarnation, after the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader implied he may be the last to hold the position. ...

  • Dalai Lama says no need for successor

    The Dalai Lama has told a German newspaper that he should be the last Tibetan spiritual leader, ending a centuries-old religious tradition from his Himalayan homeland. ...

  • Three admit to murder of Akong Tulku Rinpoche in China

    Three Tibetans in China have pleaded guilty to involvement in the death of a prominent religious leader and two other people, a lawyer representing the victims' families said on Friday. ...

  • Dalai Lama: ‘Hope for the best – prepare for the worst’

    On the sidelines of his visit to Hamburg, the Dalai Lama talked exclusively to Deutsche Welle about his optimism for Tibet, the situation in Iraq and Syria, and the growing number of Tibetan Buddhists in China. ...

  • Sri Lanka’s militant monk rejects Dalai Lama as spiritual leader

    A firebrand Sri Lankan monk on Tuesday criticised the Dalai Lama for urging the island's Buddhists to halt violence against minority Muslims and rejected him as a global spiritual leader. ...

  • Nepal denies permission for Tibet guru’s last rites

    Retracting its earlier stance, Nepal has refused to allow entry of a prominent Tibetan spiritual leader’s body from India for his last rites. ...