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Louise Ridley

The Monk Who Gave Up Acting With Laurence Olivier To Lead Buddhism In Britain's Prisons

HuffingtonPost.com | Louise Ridley | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK

Throughout November, The Huffington Post UK is featuring its Beyond Belief series, chronicling the remarkable lives of Britons who've taken on...

Planet Appetite: Culture, Comfort and Joy in Sri Lanka

Rupert Parker | Posted 09.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Sri Lanka is a popular holiday destination, with most people visiting the West Coast, but my trip takes me to the East and Central Highlands, home of the country's "Cultural Triangle".

British Tourist Deported From Sri Lanka Over Buddha Tattoo Says Authorities 'Haven't Shown Much Compassion'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.04.2014 | UK

A British tourist who will be deported back to London for having a Buddha tattoo on her arm has complained the Sri Lankan authorities have not “show...

British Tourist To Be Deported From Sri Lanka Over Buddha Tattoo

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.04.2014 | UK

A British tourist has been detained in Sri Lanka for having a Buddha tattoo on her arm and will be deported. According to a police statement, the ...

PICTURES: Cheeky Naked Buddha Stunt Backfires

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

The food at this Chinese restaurant is so damn good it even tempted Buddha himself to scale the walls for a bite. Well that’s apparently how two...

Brahmacharya, China, and Me

Stephen Ewashkiw | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Stephen Ewashkiw

I am currently cycling through China and this kerfuffle over a shopping bag has got me thinking about what brahmacharya means to me, and also how a lack of brahmacharya has dramatically affected China.

QUIZ! Who Said It: Ed Miliband Or Buddha?

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 04.07.2013 | UK Comedy

Tom Watson wrote in his resignation letter to Labour leader Ed Miliband: "I’m proud of your Buddha-like qualities". By that, Watson meant Miliban...

Sex Scandal & Money Laundering Probe For Thai Buddhist Monk Filmed On Private Jet

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 04.07.2013 | UK

A Buddhist monk, who caused controversy after he was filmed travelling on board a private jet, has had his assets frozen and is at the centre of a sex...

Thai Buddhist Monks Criticised As Private Jet Footage Hits YouTube (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.08.2013 | UK

A group of Thai Buddhist monks have been criticised after footage of them aboard a private jet, wearing earphones, sunglasses and travelling with a Lo...

Wars of Words Are Violent, Too

His Holiness Karmapa Thaye Dorje | Posted 30.06.2013 | UK
His Holiness Karmapa Thaye Dorje

The so-called war of words involving North Korea, South Korea and the United States, raises an important question for our time: how do we define violence? Many people have pointed to the threat of violent conflict, but I believe that it has already taken place. In Buddhism, violence is thought of not just as physical action, but in terms of our thoughts and words as well.

Einstein's Brain and the Question of Consciousness in Defying Depression

Tony Lobl | Posted 20.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Tony Lobl

My friend remarked on how he'd had the top medical care and had taken almost 10,000 pills in the eight years between the doctor's diagnosis and its reversal. Yet that time was still filled with such mental and physical lows that he frequently felt suicidal.

What We Can Learn From the Dalai Lama

Wakkas Khan | Posted 26.08.2012 | UK
Wakkas Khan

Having had the opportunity to hear from many of the giants of the Muslim world, as well as having heard from the Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, I was pleased to listen to the 14th Dalai Lama His Holiness Tenzin Gyatso on his recent tour of the UK. His talk aimed at the youth was entitled 'Stand Up and Be The Change', and was hosted by Russell Brand.

Draw Something Picture Of The Week: Wouter 'Wally' De Backer From Gotye

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 04.07.2012 | UK Tech

Wally from Gotye is this week's Draw Something picture of the week. Wally, the singer of the hit single Somebody That I Used To Know, is a hard one to...