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.
(RNS) — Every year, between the sixth and seventh months of the lunar calendar, nomad tribes gather in the tiny Tibetan village of Ser Geyrgo for a prayer festival that is meant to invoke heaven.
(REUTERS) A vow to step up efforts to expose the "sinister intentions" of exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama.
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.
NEW DELHI (RNS) The immolation took place days before the March 10 anniversary of the failed 1959 uprising by Tibetans against Chinese rule.
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 ...
The 80-year-old Nobel Peace Laureate canceled planned visits in the United States in October at the advice of doctors who urged him to rest for several weeks.
The Global Times, a nationalist tabloid owned by the ruling Communist Party's official newspaper the People's Daily, called the Nobel Peace Prize Laureate a "cheater" and a "cruel ruler in exile."
(RNS) A new HBO documentary tells the story of Lobsang Phuntsok, who gave up being a Buddhist teacher in the U.S to start a remote orphanage.
BEIJING (Reuters) A youth named by China as the second-highest figure in Tibetan Buddhism, but reviled as a fake by many Tibetans, told President Xi Jinping he would strive to meet the Communist Party's expectations.
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