Dalai Lama is a “deceptive actor” and not just a political exile, thinks China’s Foreign Ministry after the Dalai Lama said in his interview with American comedian John Oliver that Chinese leadership have parts of their brains missing. The Dalai Lama told @iamjohnoliver that Chinese hardliners are missing the part of their brain. Show More Summary
BEIJING (Reuters) - China expressed anger on Monday after exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama attended a Buddhist conference supported by the Indian culture ministry, the latest spat with India over a man whom China brands a dangerous separatist.
In the episode titled “Swept Away” of CBS’s Madam Secretary Sunday night, Secretary of State Elizabeth McCord (Tea Leoni ) is planning a meeting with the Dalai Lama but is keeping it on the down low until China signs on to President Dalton’s climate change agreement – the Stockholm Protocol, which is described as "the moon shot of our generation."
Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India, 19 March 2017 (PTI) - India should focus on development of villages to ensure prosperity, the Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama said on Sunday. “India’s prosperity depends on the development of villages instead of developing big cities.
Come and meet more than 100 inspiring persons who have followed their dream! What encouraged them to do so, and how were they feeling as they did it? See their portraits and read the stories of Dalai Lama, Zara Larsson and many others. Show More Summary
This morning His Holiness the Dalai Lama drove to the nearby Nava Nalanda Mahavihara, which was established as a university in 1951. Before addressing more than100 students and faculty in the University’s conference hall, His Holiness planted a Bodhi Tree Sapling and unveiled a commemorative plaque on a new administrative building.
Rajgir, Bihar, India, 17 March 2017 – His Holiness the Dalai Lama departed Dharamsala yesterday morning as rain clouds gathered overhead. On arriving at Gaya Airport, he was received by representatives of the Bihar State Government. After a brisk lunch, he drove to Rajgir, where he stopped his car at the foot of the hills leading to Vulture’s Peak.
The current Dalai Lama says that compassionate concern for others’ welfare enhances your own well-being. Researchers at the University of Rochester set out to test this theory, and found some answers that surprised them. (No word on how the Dalai Lama responded. He’s unlikely to […]
Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, HP, India, 14 March 2017 - The weather was milder today as His Holiness the Dalai Lama walked from his residence to the Tsuglagkhang, greeting well-wishers as he went. Having taken his seat on the throne he immediately began the preparatory procedures for the Avalokiteshvara empowerment he was going to give.
A University of California-San Diego Chinese students' organization attempted to censor a graduation speech by exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama. The post China Attempts to Censor Western Universities appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs.
The spiritual leader says he brought down Mongolia's rate of alcoholism by encouraging a switch from vodka to horse milk.
A chill wind blew off the snow covered hills and cold rain fell from a heavy sky over the Kangra Valley this morning. Inside the Main Temple of Norbulingka Institute however, all was ablaze with light and colour, while smiles played on the faces of guests and staff in anticipation of the arrival of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
Turns out that China did not much appreciate the Dalai Lama saying that Chinese officials had parts of their brains missing during a recent interview with John Oliver for HBO's Last Week Tonight. [ more › ]
Should we all get super jacked on horse milk instead of vodka-tonics, or is this claim is a little dubious?
John Oliver has taken an unexpected trip to Dharamsala, India for a conversation with the Dalai Lama on Last Week Tonight — and it’s actually pretty enlightening. The segment opens with Oliver in his usual position, behind his desk, as he sets about educating the American public on exactly who the Dalai Lama is and what […]
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Foreign Ministry called the Dalai Lama a "deceptive actor" on Tuesday, after the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader said in an interview that Chinese hardliners have parts of their brains missing.
In an absolutely wonderful episode of Last Week Tonight, host John Oliver traveled all the way to Dharamsala, India to speak with Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama. Despite being exiled from his home country, Oliver found the Tibetan monk to be wonderfully welcoming, jovial and unafraid to talk about difficult subjects, going so […]
To give viewers a break from the Donald Trump news cycle, John Oliver spent the latest episode of Last Week Tonight focusing on the oppression of the Tibetan people. According to Freedom House, Tibet was rated the second-worst nation in the world when it comes to political rights and civil...
The Dalai Lama, as John Oliver explained on Sunday’s episode of Last Week Tonight, is a “sort of cross between a pope and president—or popesident, if you will. (But you shouldn’t, so please don’t.)” The current Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso,...Show More Summary
Before the new season of Last Week Tonight premiered last month, John Oliver noted in interviews that he feared having an overload of Trump stories, and that he and his team were trying to balance out the unceasing Trump news cycle by preparing some of their more typical in-depth pieces during the winter break. Show More Summary