I’ve written about fifteen posts about the Heart Sutra, or some aspect of it. You can find them here. It’s been said that the Heart Sutra is Buddhism in a nutshell, containing only 632 characters in the traditional Chinese version, distilled from the voluminous Maha-Prajna-Paramita Sutra. It is recited daily in Buddhist homes and temples […]
When the president of the United States says “America first,” he is making his voters happy. I can understand that. But from a global perspective, this statement isn’t relevant. Everything is interconnected today. The new reality is that everyone is interdependent with everyone else. The United...
"In today's global world, everything is interconnected"
I’ve had the opportunity to attend quite a few teachings by the Dalai Lama over the years. If you have too, then you know they are usually 3 or 4 day affairs, 3 hours in the morning and 3 hours in the afternoon, and the Dalai Lama gives deep teachings. It is unfortunate that he […]
China will not take kindly to the excuse deployed by foreign officials meeting with the recipient of the 1989 Noble Peace Prize -- or in the Party's preferred parlance, that "radical separatist," "wolf in monk's robes," "demon," "spiritual terrorist" -- that they are doing so in a strictly personal capacity. [ more › ]
Authored by Justin Raimondo via AntiWar.com, Some people are living symbols, sheer embodiments of a concept that fits their persona as snugly as their skin: e.g. the Dalai Lama personifies Contemplative Piety, Harvey Weinstein is the...Show More Summary
BEIJING (Reuters) - Foreign leaders can't think they can get away with meeting exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama just because they are doing it in a personal capacity, as they still represent their government, a senior Chinese official said on Saturday.
"The present president, in the very beginning, he mentioned ‘America first,’" said the Dalai Lama. "That sounded in my ear not very nice.” The post Dalai Lama says U.S. becoming more selfish under Trump appeared first on Lion's Roar...
"But anyway, the American people elected him, so I must respect that"
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In this photo by Associated Press photographer Ashwini Bhatia, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama greets devotees as he arrives to give a religious talk at the Tsuglakhang temple in Dharmsala, India.
We review "The Monastery and the Microscope: Conversations with the Dalai Lama on Mind, Mindfulness, and the Nature of Reality." The post Review: “The Monastery and the Microscope” appeared first on Lion's Roar.
The Dalai Lama has joined other Buddhist leaders in urging Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi to address the violence against the Rohingya. The post Dalai Lama condemns alleged ethnic cleansing in Myanmar appeared first on Lion's Roar.
The Dalai Lama has joined world leaders and advocates in calling on the Myanmar government to protect the country’s persecuted Rohingya minority, as hundreds of thousands of refugees have fled in recent weeks.
The Tibetan spiritual leader made his comments as hundreds of thousands of refugees are fleeing Buddhist-majority Myanmar.
WHEN religious leaders speak out on matters of global policy, they often stick to lofty generalities and avoid making direct challenges to those who wield earthly power. Not so this week.
The UN human rights chief on Monday slammed Burma's apparent "systematic attack" on the Rohingya minority, warning that "ethnic cleansing" seemed to be underway. "Because Myanmar has refused access to human rights investigatorsShow More Summary
The Dalai Lama has spoken out for the first time about the Rohingya refugee crisis, saying Buddha would have helped Muslims fleeing violence in Buddhist-majority Myanmar. Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya have arrived in Bangladesh in...Show More Summary