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  • "Golden Buddha" (2014) by Su-Li Hung
    Paintings reflecting Buddhist teachings on view at Soho gallery
    The June Kelly Gallery in Soho is currently presenting a series of recent paintings by Su-Li Hung for the exhibition River, Tree, Buddha. As the title of the show suggests, Hung’s paintings revolve around the Buddha’s teachings and...
  • Buddhist prayer beads
    Benefits of Buddhist prayer beads
    What is the proper way to use the beads, and what are the benefits?Chanting, of course, is a method of meditation. It gives you that focus and concentration on the words you’re saying, and by constantly hearing the words and furthering your...
  • His Holiness the Dalai Lama
    Dr Lobsang Sangay praises the moral authority of the Dalai Lama
    The Chinese leaders in Beijing would like to think the influence of His Holiness the Dalai Lama has been diminished ever since he gave up his role as the political leader of the Tibetan people. However, the Dalai Lama remains one of the most...
  • Dick Cheney
    Torture and Buddhism
    There should be no religion, no race, no country, and no government that supports torture. That allows torture. That promotes torture.If you do, then you have no faith, no humanity, no home and no heart.Any terrorist in the Mideast who beheads or...
  • Nomads in Tibet
    Tibetan representatives are participating at the UN climate change conference
    Tibetans have traditionally been very concerned about environmental issues. The Central Tibetan Administration reported on Dec. 6, 2014 Tibetan representatives are present at the United Nations climate change conference in Peru. Zamlha Tempa...
  • A Tibetan mother and her child
    Tibetan Prime Minister Sangay is worried about Canada-China relations
    As China become a greater economic power than ever before Tibetans are concerned about what this means for their future. The Tibet Sun reported on Nov. 26, 2014 that Canada-China relations worry Tibetan Prime Minister Sangay. Sangay has said he&...
  • Love
    Love and attachment in Buddhism
    Love is an attachment, yes. But what makes it good or bad, suffering or blissful is how we view that attachment. Anything that we attach to has a lifespan - it will age, get sick, and die, whether it be a person or a thing. How we handle it will...
  • A Tibetan doctor with a patient
    Tibetan medical paintings have been displayed in Moscow
    For the first time an exhibition of famous Tibetan Medical Paintings was held in Moscow. The Central Tibetan Administration reported on Nov. 20, 2014 an exhibition of Tibetan medical paintings has been showcased in Moscow. On Nov. 14 the...
  • Tibetan Fighters in Retirement
    Sorrow Mountain: Ani Pachen and Tibet's way of life never died
    Imagine living a good and loving life with your family and friends. The school is in your house, your friends are just down the road, and your Mom and Dad absolutely adore you, even not forcing you to marry. Oftentimes, women were expected to do...
  • President Obama shaking hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping  after a joint press conference at the Great Hall of People.
    President Obama does not favor independence for Tibet
    In order to avoid destabilizing relations with China President Obama has sided with Beijing on the issue of independence for Tibet. Phayul.com reported on Nov. 13, 2014 while visiting China Obama has said the United States is against Tibet's...
  • Is more of this in store for winter 2014?
    Are you cold, that's because Winter 2014 arrived on November 7, 2014
    Over the last few weeks the United States has been experiencing what the meteorologists are calling “unseasonably cold” weather. ABC News featured an article “Early Season Snow, Cold Shocks the Southeast”, which goes on to...
  • His Holiness the Dalai Lama
    China has warned against separatist fantasies about His Holiness the Dalai Lama
    China has been continuing as usual to respond in very negative ways to the worldwide popularity of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. The Tibet Sun reported on Nov. 6, 2014 China has warned Tibet party members not to harbour separatist fantasies dealing...
  • Rescuers with excavators search for buried mine workers at the site of a landslide in Lhasa, China.
    'Plundering Tibet' won the best film award at Dharamsala Free Spirit Film Fest
    The dismal situation of Tibet has gained attention at the Dharamsala Free Spirit Film Fest 2014. The Hill Post reported on Oct. 30, 2014 that "Plundering Tibet" was chosen for the best film award at this annual event. "Plundering...
  • Ikedas Book
    Book Review: Embracing compassion: A revolution in leadership
    Abstract The prolog in the opening chapter, “Editor’s Note” launches Embracing Compassion: A Revolution in Leadership by Daisaku Ikeda, appropriately establishing “a leader’s mission is to put everyone’s mind at...
  •  General view of the atmosphre at Edward Snowden Interviewed by Jane Mayer
    Edward Snowden has been awarded the 2014 Free Spirit Award
    Whether the U.S. government likes it or not dissident Edward Snowden is being recognized as a hero worldwide, including among Tibetans. The Tibet Post reported on Oct. 27, 2014 Snowden has been given the 2014 Free Spirit Award. NSA whistle-blower...