Latest Dorje Shugden controversy Stories

2011-04-03 06:15:00

India should seriously consider the melting glaciers in the Tibetan plateau, as millions of Indians rely on the water that comes from this region.

2008-10-10 10:00:00

Surgeons successfully removed a gallstone from the Dalai Lama on Friday, just days after doctors had cleared the Tibetan spiritual leader during a medical checkup, a spokesman said.

2008-08-31 10:00:00

The Dalai Lama, hospitalized in India after suffering from stomach pains, joined in a 12-hour fast Saturday with other Tibetan Buddhist leaders. Doctors at the Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai gave the Dalai Lama the go-ahead to participate, Press Trust of India reported.

2008-08-28 06:00:54

By Somini Sengupta The Dalai Lama is exhausted. So announced his office in a statement Wednesday, which added that, on the advice of his personal physicians, he had canceled foreign trips for the next three weeks.

2006-05-10 00:04:48

BEIJING (Reuters) - Tibetan Buddhist monks loyal to the exiled Dalai Lama stormed a monastery near Lhasa and attacked statues of a deity denounced by him, Chinese state media reported in a rare glimpse of religious dissension in disputed Tibet.

2006-04-13 01:19:11

By Benjamin Kang Lim HANGZHOU, China (Reuters) - Tibet's 11th Panchen Lama, anointed by China's atheist Communists but not by the Tibet's Dalai Lama, took center stage at the World Buddhist Forum on Thursday, defending China's record on religion.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.