Did you miss the “Neuroplasticity and Healing” Summit with the Dalai Lama, Dr. Michael Merzenich, Dr. Edward Taub, and Norman Doidge? Or did you find the video feed a bit lengthy and hard to understand? The wonderful Brain Science Podcast–long...Show More Summary
He has made a life out of advocating for peace and understanding
The interpretation of these rules is mine, not the Dalai Lama’s, but I hope I’ve stayed within the spirit of his intention. 1: Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk Yes, there’s a chance nobody....
President Obama’s kind words towards the Dalai Lama seemed to irritate some in the Chinese government. China Daily is reporting that the way the President welcomed the Dalai Lama at the National Prayer Breakfast on February 5, and the...Show More Summary
The Dalai Lama considers himself a “citizen of the world,” and as such, he meets with many different groups of people all over the world, even protesters. But the spiritual leader, according to the Deccan Herald, is “undeterred by protesters,” as a a matter of fact, he feels “sorry” for them. Show More Summary
This month, the contentious Tibetan spiritual leader has been stirring up controversy in various countries, whether or not he meets with political leaders. While attending an event in Washington D.C., the Dalai Lama created a fuss by simply being in the same building as the American president. Show More Summary
HONG KONG -- As part of its Richer World series, the BBC recently ran exclusive footage of a former senior Chinese Communist Party official meeting with the Dalai Lama in 2012, two years after the last formal talks between the two sides,...Show More Summary
Photo by Jan Michael IhlHi, this is Melvin McLeod, editor-in-chief of the Shambhala Sun and Buddhadharma. I have been granted the honor of going to Dharamsala, India in March to interview His Holiness the Dalai Lama. This exclusive interview...Show More Summary
Darrell Waltrip, a three-time NASCAR Cup Series champion, shared how he became a follower of Jesus, telling the audience at the National Prayer Breakfast, which included President Obama and the Dalai Lama, "If you don't know Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior... you are going to hell... good guys go to hell."
Janet Mefferd is disgusted that non-Christians were at the National Prayer Breakfast. Mefferd wasn’t only perturbed by the president’s comments on Islam, but was also outraged at the presence of the Dalai Lama, all of which she said revealed “the fundamental problem with interfaith prayer breakfasts in general.” After reading excerpts from Obama’s 2012 prayer [...]
Cattle skin? That's a cardboard box if I've ever seen one! This is the 200-year old mummified monk that Buddhist expert and physician to the Dalai Lama Dr. Barry Kerzin claims isn't dead, just meditating really, really hard. Like, so hard he's only one step away from the state of Buddah. Show More Summary
China protested the Dalai Lama's invite to an event attended by President Obama, saying the U.S. is exploiting Tibet for political reasons.
According to one leading Tibet scholar, this week's breakfast interaction between Barack Obama and the Dalai Lama illustrated a smart new turn in U.S. diplomacy with China.
Foreign Ministry says it opposes countries interfering in its internal affairs under "pretext of Tibet-related issues".
US President Barack Obama's friendly greeting to the Dalai Lama at a religious event in Washington is expected to prompt a good deal of finger-wagging from Beijing, which has time and time again said that it opposes any country meeting with the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader. [ more › ]
Hours after Thursday’s annual National Prayer Breakfast, His Holiness the Dalai Lama met with a much smaller, and far less publicized, religious gathering in Washington. Around a hundred American Muslims and American Buddhists gathered in the lower level of the Park Hyatt in Washington, DC, to hear His Holiness speak about the concept of service…
U.S. President Barack Obama walked a diplomatic tightrope on Thursday when he attended a prayer meeting along with Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, apparently balancing his administration’s policy of measured cordiality with His Holiness with the need to avoid incurring the wrath of Beijing. In his remarks at the event, which officials underscored was […]
A mummified monk thought to be more than 200 years old is "not dead," but actually in a state of "very deep meditation," according to Buddhist monk and doctor to the Dalai Lama, Dr. Barry Kerzin. Kerzin claims that the monk is in a spiritual...Show More Summary
The president said that God never justifies the killing of innocent people. He also referred to the Dalai Lama, who attended the breakfast for the first time, as his "good friend."