(RNS) — Tibetan Buddhism's leader recently called to end the prominence of reincarnated lamas, a model for religious leaders who cling to entrenched modes of thinking.
(RNS) — Responding to climate change requires a moral vision that puts the poor and future generations on an equal footing with ourselves.
VADNAGAR, India (RNS) — Is Indian Prime Minister Modi's interest in Buddhist antiquities genuine, or just a play for votes among his country's dispossessed?
DHARAMSHALA, India (RNS) — The aging Dalai Lama has said that perhaps he will not reincarnate and that succession through nomination, instead of reincarnation, could be a way to continue his office.
(AP) — The Dalai Lama quote — 'Look at situations from all angles, and you will become more open' — appeared Monday on Mercedes’ account on Instagram, one of a number of foreign social media services Beijing tries to prevent China’s public from seeing.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Foreign Ministry called the Dalai Lama a "deceptive actor" after the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader said in an interview that Chinese hardliners have parts of their brains missing.
(REUTERS) A vow to step up efforts to expose the "sinister intentions" of exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama.
(RNS) Jewish, Christian and other religious leaders react to the death of the Nobel Peace Prize winner.
BEIJING (Reuters) Although officially atheist, China selected Gyaltsen Norbu as the 11th Panchen Lama in 1995 in a drive to win the hearts and minds of Tibetans.
The meeting was the fourth between Obama and the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader since Obama took office.
DHARAMSALA, India (Reuters) The Buddhist spiritual leader criticised an election campaign to elect a political leader that descended into bitter personal rivalries
DHARAMSALA, India -- The second such election follows a decision by the 80-year-old Dalai Lama to relinquish his political authority and vest it in a democratic system that could outlast him.
DHARAMSALA/NEW DELHI -- The second election of its kind follows a decision by the 80-year-old Nobel Peace Laureate to relinquish his political authority.
GENEVA (Reuters) "One part of the human brain usually develops common sense. Some of these (Chinese) hardliners, that part of brain is missing," said the crimson-robed Nobel laureate.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Communist Party boss in Tibet has urged the Panchen Lama, the second-highest figure in Tibetan Buddhism, to reject the Himalayan region's exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai ...