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Tibetan monk-musician makes music across cultures (With Image)


August 15th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Nawang Khechog, a nomadic tribal of Tibetan origin, has clung to his wooden flute for the last five decades since his family ... Read more...

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Jolie’s spiritual help for wedding date


June 10th, 2012 - 3:00 am ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie, who is set to marry fiance Brad Pitt this summer, has picked her wedding date with the help of a Buddhist monk."Angie ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Buddhist healing practice for dogs!


March 3rd, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) A firm is offering Reiki sessions for dogs. It's a form of healing normally reserved for more spiritual people, Daily Mail reported Saturday.Businessman Angel Moore helps ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama is not a separatist, Archbishop Tutu tells China


February 10th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 10 (IANS) He has no army, he cannot command his people with guns and he's not a separatist.South African anti-apartheid icon Archbishop Desmond Tutu said these words to ... Read more...

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Democracy is the best system: Dalai Lama


January 11th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bodh Gaya (Bihar), Jan 11 (IANS) Stating that democracy was the best political system, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Wednesday said "a country belongs to the people, not ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Preserve Tibetan culture, Karmapa tells Tibetans


January 6th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bodh Gaya (Bihar), Jan 6 (IANS) Tibetan religious head and the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje Friday asked Tibetans to preserve their rich culture and religion."Your main duty is ... Read more...

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Chinese actor arrested for attacking policeman


December 14th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 14 (IANS) A Chinese actor, who played an intelligence agent in a popular TV show, has been arrested for attacking a police officer 13 years ago, officials said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Media censorship in China wrong: Dalai Lama


December 13th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 13 (IANS) A majority of the people in China do not know what the Dalai Lama's 'middle-way approach' for Tibet is, the Tibetan spiritual leader said Tuesday blaming ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mamata leads candle light vigil for AMRI victims


December 13th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 12 (IANS) People cutting across religious and social barriers led by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday took out a candlelight march to pay tribute to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Dalai Lama to speak on human rights in Asia


December 10th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 10 (IANS) The Dalai Lama will be among those who will speak on human rights in Asia in Prague Sunday, a Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) official said ... Read more...

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Buddhism: Moving beyond faith to heal lifestyle blues (Feature)


November 29th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Twenty-nine-year-old Gagan Kaur's life fell apart when her 14-year-old relationship ended last year. A Buddhist monk found her sinking in a private clinic in the ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Tibet vulnerable to climate change, says Karmapa


November 24th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Nov 24 (IANS) Tibet is highly vulnerable to climate change and what happens there matters greatly to the rest of mainland Asia, the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje, who ... Read more...

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Find reincarnations of Mao, Deng: Dalai Lama


October 30th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 30 (IANS) Taking a jibe at the Chinese government, the Dalai Lama has said that instead of questioning Tibetan traditions, it should think of finding reincarnations of ... Read more...

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Boy monk gets ceremonial welcome in Spiti


September 14th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 14 (IANS) A 10-year-old boy from Ladakh, believed to be the reincarnation of Buddhist monk Kachen Dugyal, was given a ceremonial reception Wednesday at Key monastery of Spiti ... Read more...

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From guns to Buddha to enlightening others, a monk’s story (Feature with images)


July 20th, 2011 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
Leh, July 20 (IANS) He was a soldier who dropped the gun to be a monk - but even that didn't give him peace of mind. So Bhikkhu Sanghasena decided ... Read more...

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Tibetans hail Dalai Lama-Obama meet


July 17th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 17 (IANS) Tibetan exiles are upbeat that US President ignored Chinese warnings and met their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama -- for a second time since February 2010."The ... Read more...

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Nepal minister with Indian passport, Tibetan ID, forced to quit


April 22nd, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 22 (IANS) Nepal's new government suffered a major diplomatic embarrassment with a newly appointed minister from Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal's ruling party being forced to quit following ... Read more...

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Kiwi good samaritan resurrects Nepal monastery’s yeti legend (With Image)


April 4th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 4 (IANS) Six years ago, when he was climbing a Himalayan peak in northern Nepal, commercial pilot and adventurer Mike Allsop met a venerable Buddhist monk whose ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama has thrown a gauntlet to Beijing (Comment)


March 13th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
The Chinese Communist leaders think by ignoring the Dalai Lama they would subdue the free spirit of six million Tibetans and earn their loyalty. The leaders in Beijing are in for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Buddhist monks pray for Japan tsunami victims


March 12th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Varanasi, Mar 12 (ANI): Buddhist monks across Uttar Pradesh on Saturday offered special prayers for victims of Friday's 8.9 earthquake-cum-tsunami in northeastern Japan."We pray for peace for the souls of those who ... Read more...

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Kushinagar monks complain about poor maintenance of old Buddha statue


March 3rd, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Kushinagar , Mar 3 (ANI): Buddhist monks and pilgrims in Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh, have complained about the poor maintenance of the famous Mahaparinirvana Buddha idol.Several parts of the statue have cracks, ... Read more...

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Karmapa’s cash links should be fully probed: Dalai Lama (Lead)


January 30th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 30 (IANS) The investigations into the source of unaccounted currency seized from the monastery of the Karmapa, Ugyen Trinley Dorje, at Dharmasala in Himachal Pradesh should be thorough, Tibetan spiritual ... Read more...

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Buddhist Monk Arrested In Bhutan Under New Smoking Law


January 30th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Thimphu, Jan 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In its bid to become the very first smoke-free country all across the globe, the Himalayan nation of Bhutan is known to have implemented few ... Read more...

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Tibetan monks to lead meditation sessions at Museum of Natural History


January 25th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 25 (ANI): 12 Tibetan monks will lead meditation sessions at the Museum of Natural History to teach people about Tibetan culture and highlight new research which shows the mental ... Read more...

Posted in World |

NRI Ravi Verma Shooting For Documentary In Bihar With Hollywood Crew


January 20th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Ravi Verma, a California based film maker who is the CEO of the Telecommunication software and services in the Silicon Valley and is the biggest ERP or the Entrepreneur Resource ... Read more...

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Bihar beckons: NRI shooting documentary with Hollywood crew


January 19th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Imran Khan Patna, Jan 19 (IANS) California-based NRI filmmaker Ravi Verma has come all the way to his native Bihar with a Hollywood crew to make a documentary on famous Chinese ... Read more...

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This Buddhist monk is pop fan, likes fashion and tweets


January 17th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 17 (IANS) A Buddhist monk has become popular for performing pop music, using latest gadgets and wearing fashionable gowns while travelling in China to spread his religion.Unlike traditional Buddhist monks, ... Read more...

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Buddhist monks begin eight-day prayer session for peace in Bodhgaya


December 15th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by ANI
By Surya Pratap SinghBodhgaya, Dec.15 (ANI): Thousands of Buddhist monks assembled at the Bodhgaya Buddhist shrine on Wednesday to attend an eight-day prayer session for peace.The Buddhist monks, who have come from ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama is Lord Buddha of this era: Dhumal


December 9th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Dharamsala, Dec 9 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Thursday called Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama the greatest living monk and the Lord Buddha of the present ... Read more...

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Ex-ABBA member loses bankruptcy dispute with Buddhist monk


November 27th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): Ex-member of Swedish pop group ABBA, Anni-Frid Reuss, has been unsuccessful in reclaiming back 4.5 million pounds she claims to have lent to a Buddhist temple.Reuss, 65, was ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Antara Goes Bald


July 24th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Antara Mali, the onetime Bollywood hottie, is making a comeback, in a very unconventional manner.She was last seen in the very forgettable movie Mr. Ya ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

World’s most celebrated monk turns 75 Tuesday


July 4th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), July 4 (IANS) 'His Holiness', 'Guruji' and the 'Dalai Lama' are the more famous terms by which he is known. But as Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th ... Read more...

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Monk arrested of filming naked women came to dip in holy water


June 30th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): A mucky Buddhist monk has been arrested for filming women who stripped off to wash in holy water at a temple in Cambodia.Net Khai, 37, is facing imprisonment ... Read more...

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Bihar to approach Sri Lanka for Bodhi tree sapling


June 28th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 28 (IANS) The Bihar government will approach Sri Lanka for another sapling of the Bodhi tree after the first one planted by Tibetan leader the Dalai Lama here wilted ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Monks upset over Dalai Lama not raising temple issue


May 28th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 28 (IANS) Buddhist monks in Bihar are disappointed that Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama did not raise the demand for Buddhist control over the management of the Mahabodhi ... Read more...

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