The Dalai Lama is not done. As the spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism celebrates his 80th birthday in the U.S. this week, much of the non-Buddhist world sees a kindly, aging monk who preaches the gospel of compassion.Read full article >>
He really does live in the moment.
(RNS) Imagine the Dalai Lama hand-picking you to teach Buddhism in Boston. Then imagine turning your back on that to open an understaffed, underfunded, overburdened school for orphans and other abandoned children in a corner of India...Show More Summary
At a teaching I attended in 2002, the Dalai Lama said that the principle of “dependent origination is the foundation for all the diverse concepts in Buddhism.” Indeed, it is. In one of the versions of the Buddha’s crucial night of analytical discovery via meditation beneath the Bodhi Tree, it is precisely dependent origination that …
Experience the sights and sounds of India on a nine-day spiritual tour offered by Learning Journeys. The excursion begins in Delhi where participants will tour the Swaminarayan temple complex, as well as help in the community kitchen of the Bangla Sahib Gurudwara, a Sikh house of worship that feeds...
The current Dalai Lama is the principal monk of Tibetan Buddhism. He became the political leader of Tibet at the... The post Inspirational Quotes About Happiness From Dalai Lama appeared first on Lifehack.
(Both images via Wiki) This article originally appeared on Noisey UK. If you don’t listen to Kisstory, then you might not have heard much from Craig David recently. Ryan Hemsworth remixed “Fill Me In” in 2012, Craig dropped a new track...Show More Summary
Think that all countries treat their capitals like the U.S. treats D.C.? Nope. As John Oliver pointed out on Last Week Tonight on Sunday, even the Dalai Lama thought it was "quite strange" that the people who live in the city where the federal government resides don't get full representation. Oliver spent... More »
Watch a very sweet video-clip from the Dalai Lama's birthday celebrations earlier this month. The post A music-appreciation lesson from the Dalai Lama appeared first on Lion's Roar.
It's not an email you expect to get at 7 p.m. on a Thursday night on vacation in a small Australian coastal town. "Danielle we have made some time available for you to meet His Holiness, the Dalai Lama, tomorrow. Be at the convention center at 10 a.m." I must have stared at that email for 20 minutes before I snapped back to reality. Show More Summary
The Dalai Lama began listening to the BBC as a youth in Tibet and now, at age eighty, he’s still tuning in. The post Book Brief: A Force For Good appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Two Maroon 5 shows were cancelled that were supposed to take place in Shanghai and Beijing last week. Read more...
Tibet's spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has ridiculed China's Communist Party for wanting to control his reincarnation, saying the government is "pretending" to know more about the system than he does, the New York Times reported on Thursday.
Chinese music fans have a message for their favorite Western musicians: leave the politics out of your work.
After tour organizer Live Nation on Thursday canceled Maroon 5's September show in Shanghai, fans speculated that it may have had something to do with one of the members who recently attended a birthday celebration for the Dalai Lama. [ more › ]
Tibetan Buddhist leader says China is trying to interfere in his succession and split Tibetan Buddhism.
BEIJING (Reuters) - Tibet's spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has ridiculed China's Communist Party for wanting to control his reincarnation, saying the government is "pretending" to know more about the system than he does, the New York Times reported on Thursday.
Celeb: Actor Richard Gere, the veteran heartthrob last seen in “The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” and arguably Hollywood’s most famous Buddhist. (He’s been a friend of the Dalai Lama since his “An Officer and a Gentleman” heyday.) Cause: The Chinese government’s treatment of the Tibetan people. Scene: At a hearing room straight out of central casting (think imposing […]
While US Christian conservatives have clashed with Pope Francis regarding his views on global warming and capitalism, the Dalai Lama told Ora.TV host Larry King that he would like to meet with the Catholic leader. “What do you think of him?” King asked in an interview aired on Monday....
Following a meeting between Shugden practitioners and representatives of the Dalai Lama, his office has put out a statement on Shugden. The post Dalai Lama’s office engages discussion of Shugden controversy appeared first on Lion's Roar.