Tag Archives: History

  • Nava Thakuria Losing ground to the Western psyche: India’s way

    Francois Gautier asserts that the Western media should at least respect the country with the wisest past, which still gives birth to humans with wonderful qualities. ...

  • Jawbone of prehistoric human relative Denisovan found in Tibet

    The fossilised remains of an early human cousin found in the mountains of Tibet proves mankind adapted to live at high altitude far earlier than previously thought, scientists said Wednesday ...

  • Dalai Lama does not dispute Lumbini as Buddha’s birthplace

    "What he wanted to emphasize in contemporary terms is the importance of understanding what the Buddha taught and the scope of his influence throughout Asia." ...

  • NS Venkataraman All US Presidents are the same on foreign policy

    Whether “mother” or “sister” bomb, many innocent people would have been wondering at the time of death why the bomb was falling on them and what mistake they had made. ...

  • Thirteen ancient tombs discovered in Tibet

    Archaeologists have found 13 tombs, estimated to be between 1,800 and 2,700 years old, in Bomi County of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. ...

  • Tug of war over China’s founding father Sun Yat-sen

    China's ruling party is marking the 150th birthday this week by trumpeting republican revolutionary Sun Yat-sen as a proto-Communist and a symbol of unification with Taiwan. ...

  • 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. ...

  • Indonesia’s Nalanda

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

  • Ugyen Gyalpo Birds of the same feather don’t always flock together: A tale of two Tibetans

    I wish that the tale of these two Tibetans could have the best part of their differences thawed and ironed, and birds of the same feather once again feel like belonging to the same family. ...

  • Yuthok’s rejoinder to Gyalo Thondup’s The Noodle Maker

    I have only discussed a small portion of The Noodle Maker of Kalimpong, addressing inaccuracies and falsehoods about which I have some personal knowledge. ...