(RNS) Westerners are missing the point of meditation, according to one of the first American teachers of meditation, Brooklyn-born Lama Surya Das. He explains in his new book, "Make Me One With Everything."
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (RNS) Tibetan monk Ogyen Trinley Dorje has the support of the Dalai Lama and the majority of Tibetans, many of whom believe he will take over the Dalai Lama’s leadership role when the 79-year-old Nobel laureate dies.
His Holiness the 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, the head of the 900-year-old Karma Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism, will begin his third trip to America in mid-March. During the two months of this visit, the Karmapa will lecture at universities across the country and reconnect with the many Buddhist communities under his guidance as […]
BEIJING (Reuters) Tibetan Buddhism holds that the soul of a senior lama is reincarnated in the body of a child on his death. China says the tradition must continue and it must approve the next Dalai Lama.
NEWPORT, Wash. (RNS) A Tibetan Buddhist nun has quietly founded one of the only U.S. monasteries where women -- and soon men -- can become fully ordained. Since its founding in 2003, 10 nuns have been ordained there.