Alex Tsakiris of Skeptiko interviews theoretical physic […] The post 270. ASU Prof. Lawrence Krauss Calls for Dalai Lama to Step Down Over Reincarnation Claim appeared first on Skeptiko - Science at the Tipping Point.
After publishing this post about Save the Children’s Crowd Funding Campaign – where I mentioned the Dalai Lama Foundation’s successful campaign, I noticed this tweet in my stream from Brian Rusch the former deputy director for the DLF: Woohoo! … Read More
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Perhaps one of the most well-known religious leaders in the world (whose entire position depends upon reincarnation) is now saying he doesn’t want to be reincarnated. His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, the exiled religious leader of Tibet...Show More Summary
Announcing The Dalai Lama -- a special keepsake edition honoring the Dalai Lama on his 80th birthday. The post The Dalai Lama at 80 – a new Collector’s Edition; Reserve your copy now appeared first on Lion's Roar.
In a scathing article published this morning, The Economist called China's policies towards the Dalai Lama "nonsense" and "preposterous." The post The Economist on China’s Dalai Lama policies: “Preposterous” appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, The future belongs to China. China is the next great nation. The 21st century will be dominated by China. I’m sure all of you have heard variations of the above prediction over the past decade or so. Show More Summary
The power of Communist apparatchiks should extend to matters of the afterlife.At least they think so.Chinese Communist Party leaders are afraid that the Dalai Lama will not have an afterlife. Worried enough that this week, officialsShow More Summary
China’s Communist Party government will decide if the Dalai Lama is reincarnated, officials said this week, reacting to an announcement from the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader that he may be the last of his line. Tibetan Buddhists believe that their leaders are reincarnated after death, with...
“It’s like Fidel Castro saying, ‘I will select the next Pope'"
The Dalai Lama will celebrate his 80th birthday with a three-day summit this summer in Orange County, organizers announced Thursday.
The Dalai Lama is a spiritual office created for partly political reasons, and political intrigue has always played a part in its succession.
The aging spiritual leader's suggestion he may not be reincarnated wasn't taken lightly by Beijing
China’s ruling Communist party has informed Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader he will be reborn, but into a body of its choosing.
Tensions between the Dalai Lama and China have reached a boiling point as Communist Party officials warn the Buddhist leader that he must reincarnate, and on their terms.
In celebration of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, organizers have now announced the Global Compassion Summit, a celebration of the Dalai Lama's 80th birthday. The post Global Compassion Summit to honor Dalai Lama on his 80th birthday appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Do you remember that uproarious Monty Python sketch where the Dalai Lama, played by John Cleese, sits cross-legged in saffron robes in a mountaintop cave and declares that he won’t have an afterlife, throwing into an uproar the exhausted Chinese Communist Party functionaries who have hiked to the cave? The officials, played by the other [...]Show More Summary
The Chinese government is outraged after the Dalai Lama suggested he might not reincarnate. “Decision-making power over the reincarnation of the Dalai Lama, and over the end or survival of this lineage, resides in the central government of China,” said Mr. … Continue reading ? The post Not The Onion (reincarnation edition) appeared first on Chris Blattman.
It’s an impressive list. So far, the five luminaries who have visited Stanford University as Rathbun Fellows are the Dalai Lama, Sandra Day O’Connor, former U.S. Secretary of State George Schultz, Children’s Defense Fund founder Marian Wright Edelman and cartoonist Garry Trudeau. Show More Summary
For China to find a successor to the Dalai Lama would be like former Cuban leader Fidel Castro choosing the pope, the political head of Tibet's exiles said on Tuesday, in response to comments by a senior Chinese official.