The Dalai Lama Celebrates 80th Birthday Bash with Patti Smith at Glastonbury

Legendary Patti Smith led the crowd in singing Happy Birthday to the Dalai Lama. The Dalai Lama will turn 80 on July 6, and

The Story Behind the Missing Panchen Lama; Panchen Zuma Pledges Patriotism

In 1995, the Dalai Lama selected Gedhun Chokeyi Nyima, a 6-year-old boy, as the reincarnation of the 10th Panchen Lama. He has been missing

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Oprah’s 2001 Interview with The Dalai Lama on Happiness, Gratitude, and Meditation

In a monumental interview published in O, The Oprah Magazine in 2001, Oprah talks to the spiritual leader to get a Buddhist view about

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About This Tibetan Art Form Seen in ‘House of Cards’

The Tibetan Sand Mandala is a beautiful, sacred art form. With patience, monks carefully create this work of art, but what they do next

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China Demands Control over Dalai Lama’s Reincarnation

As tensions between China and Tibet rise, China demands control over the reincarnation of the Dalai Lama who may simply choose not to reincarnate

Dalai Lama Concedes Tradition May Cease Following his Death

Recently, the Dalai Lama has made comments regarding the cessation of the Dalai Lama tradition and has stated that he could very well be

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Nicholas Vreeland: From New York Socialite to Buddhist Monk

With the world of New York's elite at his fingertips, Nicholas Vreeland instead chose the life of a Buddhist monk but continued his passion

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Dalai Lama Praises China’s President Xi Jinping, Condemns ISIS

The Dalai Lama was busy the past week representing Tibet, complimenting Chinese President Xi Jinping on recognizing Buddhism, and calling for world peace. India

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The Dalai Lama calls for Peace Between Muslims and Buddhists in Myanmar and Sri Lanka

All the Dalai Lama wants for his birthday is peace in Myanmar and Sri Lanka. Speaking from the India-governed town of Leh in Kashmir,

Adam Yauch’s Legacy Celebrated With Breakdancing Buddhist Monks

Breakdancing Buddhist monks took to the parks of New York City Friday afternoon to celebrate the legacy of Beastie Boy Adam Yauch. May 3