China’s Human Rights Crimes Create A Precarious Future For Tibetan Buddhism

He is the youngest political prisoner in modern history.  Kidnapped nearly three decades ago at age six, he has not been seen since.  What

Book Review — Wake Up To What Matters: A Guide to Tibetan Buddhism for the Next Generation by Avikrita Vajra Sakya

A 25-year-old with thousands of students around the world, Avikrita Vajra Sakya is one of the highest-ranked lamas in Tibetan Buddhism. Born in the

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Identity and Religion: The War Against the Spirit

Who are you? What is your identity? Are you your name, your family, your car, your bank account, the language you speak or the

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The Great Religious Wall of China

As many as a million Muslim Uighurs are currently imprisoned in Chinese “re-education camps,” according to new data released by the International Consortium of

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China/Vatican Agreement May Signal Lessening of Religious Tension

The first Catholic Bishop to be consecrated in China since an agreement between China and the Holy See occurred recently in Inner Mongolia.[/tweetit] According

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Chinese Government Acts To Limit Tibetan Religious Freedom

China Creates Indoctrination Program to replace Buddhist Teachings The Chinese government has recently declared a ruling over a Tibetan Buddhism center. The ruling has

Experience Life in a Buddhist Community and Improve Your Practice

Buddhist summer residential training program in Berkeley, CA combines study, practice, and service. In the heart of downtown Berkeley, CA a small community of

How Buddhism is Being Adapted for American Society

Buddhism is thriving in the united States and developing into "American Buddhism." Buddhism has evolved over the years similar with all mainstream religions. It

Dalai Lama Will Visit Philadelphia in October to Teach and Accept Liberty Medal

The Dalai Lama, a man held in the highest esteem by his followers, will be visiting Philadelphia in the not too distant future. Yes,