Tag Archives: Religion

  • Not prayer, action required to bring change: Dalai Lama

    Action, patience, and determination, in order to create a peaceful and harmonious world, were the words of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama to a group of young leaders. ...

  • Ugyen Gyalpo Different valleys of resentment

    With Buddhism fading like a fashion trend in the West, and free Tibet movements getting weaker, it’s now left to the Tibetan people to be the sole custodian of our cause. ...

  • Menri Trizin, spiritual head of Bon religion, dies at 90

    The 33rd Abbot of Menri Bon Monastery, the spiritual head of Bon sect, Menri Trizin Lungtok Tenpai Nyima, has died at his monastery at Dolanji, Solan, on Thursday. He was 90. ...

  • Dera chief Ram Rahim gets 20 years in jail for rape

    An Indian court on Monday sentenced a controversial spiritual leader to a total of 20 years in prison for raping two of his devotees, days after his followers went on a rampage that left 38 ...

  • Indian city under siege after clashes over ‘rape guru’ kill 30

    Hundreds of troops Saturday patrolled a northern Indian city hit by deadly clashes that killed at least 30 people after a controversial spiritual leader was pronounced guilty of rape. ...

  • Supreme Court of India bans Islamic instant divorce

    India's top court on Tuesday banned a controversial Islamic practice that allows men to divorce their wives instantly, ending a long tradition that many Muslim women had fiercely opposed. ...

  • Top Tibetan lama abandons monkhood to marry old friend

    A senior Tibetan lama at the centre of a long-running row over one of Buddhism's most important titles has abandoned the monkhood altogether after marrying a childhood friend in India. ...

  • No religion can claim supremacy over another: Dalai Lama

    The spiritual leader, who arrived in Bhopal on Saturday, attended the government’s ambitious Narmada Seva Yatra at Dewas before delivering a lecture on “The Art of Being Happy”. ...

  • Mila Rangzen Buddhist faith and the death of Tibet

    If we introduce some healthy changes to our political system, it could give rise to a glimmer of hope. ...

  • Laden Tshering Samdup For Tibet: From defeat to victory

    You don’t have guns, you don’t have economic power — but you have an identity given by your religion. Preserve your religion, thereby your identity and your country Tibet. ...