“Martin Scorsese has tackled the mob, the Dalai Lama and the real-life Wolf of Wall Street. But he appears to have met his match in Bill Clinton,” the New York Times reports. “Mr. Scorsese’s partly finished documentary about Mr. Clinton [...] The post Clinton Documentary Stalls Over Control appeared first on Political Wire.
Pope Francis denied that he refused to receive the Dalai Lama in December over fears of upsetting China, and expressed that there was a possibility he would meet with the exiled Tibetan spiritual in the future. [ more › ]
Yesterday, Pope Francis stated that he is open to meeting with the Dalai Lama after coming under criticism for purportedly refusing a meeting in December. The post Pope, Dalai Lama to meet after all? appeared first on Lion's Roar.
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Curious-minded individuals who've ever tried to mentally envision some of the world's most powerful political and religious leaders sitting on the john can now put their imaginations to rest, thanks to this series by Italian artist Cristina Gugerri. [ more › ]
‘I Am Marxist’ Says Dalai Lama The Dalai Lama identified himself as a Marxist on Tuesday while addressing capitalism, discrimination and violence at a lecture on world peace in Kolkata, India. This is not the first time that the 14th Dalai Lama has spoken about his political leaning – in 2011...
It looks like the Dalai Lama, spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism, is scheduled for a speaking appearance at Glastonbury, the iconic UK music festival. According to The Independent, the schedule section of dalailama.com included an announcement yesterday that on Sunday, June 28, “His Holiness will give a talk at the Glastonbury Festival in the morning.” [...]
Spiritual leader will headline Sunday morning on the Pyramid Stage.
At a recent conference in India, the Dalai Lama said, “Don’t follow leaders, watch the parkin’ meters.” No, wait. Bob Dylan said that, or wrote it rather, in Subterranean Homesick Blues. But what the Dalai Lama did say at the International Conference on Secular Ethics in Nashik, India on Saturday was very similar. According to [...]
The Dalai Lama will be appearing at this year’s Glastonbury festival according to a statement published on his official website. Founded in the 1970’s, the Glastonbury festival has always promoted social awareness and the appearance of the Dalai Lama is certainly a massive coup for festival organizers. Show More Summary
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In a recent interview, the exiled leader of Tibetan Buddhism conceded that he may be the very last to hold the title. The reason, it would appear, has as much to do with metaphysics as it does with Chinese meddling. Read more...
Adherents of Tibetan Buddhism believe the Dalai Lama, the religion’s highest spiritual authority, has been reincarnated in an unbroken line for centuries. But the current Dalai Lama says he may be the last.
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The Dalai Lamamad an astonishing announcement to the world in a recent interview, claiming that he may be the last in line to hold the centuries old title. He stated that it may be better if the tradition ceased to exist any longer,Show More Summary
Last night, the Dalai Lama appeared on BBC Newsnight, discussing whether or not he would have a successor. The post Dalai Lama affirms he may not have a successor appeared first on Lion's Roar.
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South Africa’s Archbishop Desmond Tutu Monday appealed to the Pope to reconsider his decision not to meet the Dalai Lama during his visit to Rome. “I am deeply saddened and distressed that the Holy Father, Pope Francis, should give in to these pressures and decline to meet the Dalai...
"Bernardo Bertolucci" by Associazione Culturale Cinemazero from Pordenone, Italia - Bernardo Bertolucci 030. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons.On Sunday, December 14th, the Dalai Lama presented the Peace Summit Award to Italian film director Bernardo Bertolucci. Show More Summary