The Dalai Lama has publicly voiced his support for gay marriage, explaining on the Larry King Now show, “If two people?really feel that way?and both sides fully agree, then okay.” [ more › ]
This year's pride parade might have found its grand marshal: the Dalai Lama. The Buddhist monk told Ora.TV's Larry King yesterday that he's "OK" with the same sex unions as long as "both sides fully agree" to it. In the wide-ranging interview, the religious leader also condemned homophobia and said he doesn't have a problem with gay sex. Show More Summary
The celibate Dalai Lama has thrown his considerable moral weight behind gay marriage, condemning homophobia and saying sex was fine as long as it was consensual. The Buddhist monk offered his views on the issue during his latest tour...Show More Summary
On Monday, Larry King’s new Larry King Now interview with the Dalai Lama will be shared on Ora.TV and Hulu. Plenty of serious matters will be covered, but here’s a fun, light outtake. Enjoy. The Dalai Lama’s Sense of Humor: Exclusive… by LarryKingNow
His Holiness the Dalai Lama is visiting Washington D.C. this week and the religious leader made a self-described "grumpy" reporter's day much better. Buzzfeed Capitol Hill reporter Kate Nocera told Business Insider she was in a bad mood before she had a close encounter of the Lama kind while riding an elevator in one of the House Office Buildings. Show More Summary
The Dalai Lama made a rare appearance on U.S. television appearing on the "Larry King Now" show. Larry King was able to get to a lot of great topics not usually discussed with the Dalai Lama. I've selected a few highlights to share: The entire episode will be available on Ora TV and Hulu, March 10th. Show More Summary
The Associated Press reports that His Holiness the Dalai Lama said a prayer in the U.S. Senate today. This is good; the U.S. Senate needs all the help it can get.... Read Full Post
The Buddhist spiritual leader delivered the Senate's opening prayer on Thursday. If the politicians heed his words, "happiness will follow," he says.
“An Italian publisher known for celebrity gossip promises respectful weekly coverage — plus a poster — of Pope Francis in Il Mio Papa (My Pope),” reads the lead in a New York Times article this week titled “New Magazine for fans of the Vatican's...
For the first time ever Thursday, His Holiness the Dalai Lama delivered the opening prayer in the Senate. After an introduction from Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT), the Dalai Lama began his prayer in Tibetan before switching to what he called "my broken English." He ended with his "favorite prayer," one that he says daily and brings his "inner strength."
As announced yesterday, His Holiness the Dalai Lama did in fact give the opening prayers in the US Senate today. Among the words he shared are his favorite prayer, from Shantideva’s Way of the Bodhisattva: “As long as space remains, and as long as sentient beings remain, until then may I too remain and help […]
Question: What do Phil Jackson and the Dalai Lama talk about when they get together? Answer: "Tibetan stuff." That's what Phil told TMZ Sports yesterday when we asked him about the quality time he spent with his holiness in Los…
The Dalai Lama opened U.S. Senate proceedings with prayers Thursday, marking the first time the Tibetan spiritual leader has performed the traditional prayer that opens each session. Speaking in both Tibetan and English, the Dalai Lama offered several prayers and closed with what he called his favorite: “Daily I pray this. Show More Summary
The Dalai Lama gave the prayer at the opening of the U.S. Senate session on Thursday. In Buddhism, prayer isn't seen as an appeal to a higher authority but as a way of connecting to our own highest aspirations. What are your aspirations for the Senate? read more
"Speak or act with a pure mind, and happiness with follow you like a shadow that never leaves." [ more › ]
Senate Chaplain Barry Black is a popular figure on Capitol Hill, with a following that tracks his daily comments and choice of bowtie on Twitter. But attendance for the Senate’s opening ritual jumped Thursday when the Dalai Lama stepped in to offer the daily prayer.
The Dalai Lama will fill in for Senate Chaplain Barry Black. Dalai Lama has appeared on Capitol Hill before for meetings with congressional leaders and he was awarded Congress’s highest civilian honor, the Congressional Gold Medal, during a 2007 ceremony in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda attended by George W. Bush. Although his prayers over the […]