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Me and the Dalai Lama (I've Never Said That Before...)

Ruby Wax | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Entertainment
Ruby Wax

So, I went to Australia to meet the Dalai Lama, as you do. I was asked to speak at a conference called, "Happiness And Its Causes", like I know? I told them this was not my specialty as I am a cynic but they held out the Dalai Lama as bait, and I bit...

Compassion - More Than a Word!

Sharon Bull | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK
Sharon Bull

Am I really to believe that I now live in a society that is increasingly growing into a 'screw you, I'm alright Jack' community - I do hope not? But...

Conflict at US-Tibetan Exile Event Symptom of Widening Rift

Adele Wilde-Blavatsky | Posted 15.05.2015 | UK Politics
Adele Wilde-Blavatsky

After over six decades under occupation, without any sign of a change in policy, it is credit to the many Tibetan exiles and their western supporters who came together to show solidarity with Tibetans in Tibet.

A Compassionate Voice

Sharon Bull | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sharon Bull

I lost my job as a top sales executive with a British brand leader, my company car, wardrobe of designer clothes and shoes, credit cards, my home and consequently my self-respect, because I placed all this material stuff above everything else.

The Dalai Lama Self-Confirms For Glastonbury

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 05.02.2015 | UK Entertainment

The Dalai Lama appears to have self-confirmed himself for Glastonbury, according to his online schedule of 2015 events. MORE: Oasis to Reunite F...

Cooking for President Obama Was Food for Thought

Chef Damian Trejo | Posted 16.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Chef Damian Trejo

Obviously, security needs to be impossibly high, when food and the world's most powerful man are concerned. There are even rumours of the White House's Chef Andrew being Obama's official food taster at public dinners, although I didn't see evidence of this when cooking for him.

Vladimir Putin Is 'Possessed By Satan'

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 08.09.2014 | UK

Vladimir Putin has been accused of being possessed by Satan by a church leader and - possibly worse - called "self-centred" by the Dalai Lama. Patr...

COMING UP AT 4.45PM: Interview With The Dalai Lama On HuffPost Live

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 26.02.2014 | UK

The Dalai Lama joins HuffPost Live Wednesday for an interview with Willow Bay, which will be simultaneously livestreamed on all of the Huffington Post...

LOOK: Spiritual Guidance For Nico Rosberg And Lewis Hamilton

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Sport

Formula 1 drivers Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton have both found spiritual support as they prepare for the F1 season. With girlfriend Nicole Scher...

Five Steps to a Total Life Detox!

Sophie Bickerdike | Posted 15.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sophie Bickerdike

Detox your friends, discover those who are mood-hoovers. Do you leave a friend feeling better or worse? Focus on those who add to your life and make it better. Find the positive... Things not right, get more in tune with yourself. Get a life coach, there are so many great ones out there!

The Dalai Lama Deserves Criticism, Not Adulation

James Snell | Posted 09.02.2014 | UK Politics
James Snell

It is a great insult to the collective intelligence and goodwill of humanity that a man who claims to be the fourteenth reincarnation of a virtually prehistoric Nepalese princeling is granted the attention that he is...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Dave Bottles It In China

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Tuesday 3 December 2013... 1) DAVE BOTTLES IT IN CHINA From the Telegraph: "David Cameron avoided a publi...

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.

The Dalai Lama Has Been Talking About Marijuana (While Wearing A Giant Mexican Hat)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

The Dalai Lama has revealed he supports the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes. He made his comments during a somewhat timely visit to Mexico...

Aung San Suu Kyi, Václav Havel, and the Art of Dissent

Jeffrey Gedmin | Posted 22.11.2013 | UK Politics
Jeffrey Gedmin

At Prague's Forum 2000 there are often surprises and touching gestures. What else would you expect from a conference started by a man who rode a scooter down the hallways of Prague castle when he became President and drew a heart as part of his signature?

Not in the Name of the Dalai Lama: Tibetan Reaction to Child Rape Reveals a Deeper Malaise

Adele Wilde-Blavatsky | Posted 01.11.2013 | UK
Adele Wilde-Blavatsky

This week it was reported that a five-year old Tibetan girl had been allegedly raped by two Tibetan adult males in the settlement of Mundgod, South India. As shocking as the alleged crime was the revelation that the Mundgod camp officer and settlement officer had encouraged the father of the child not to pursue criminal charges against the men. Why?

'I Have A Dream' To Be Read Out By Human Rights Activists

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.10.2013 | UK

Martin Luther King's I Have A Dream speech will be read out by famous rights activists including Malala Yousafzai, the Dalai Lama, Doreen Lawrence and...

Dalai Lama Admits His Successor Could Be Female As He Praises 'Compassion & Sensitivity' Of Women

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.08.2013 | UK

The Dalai Lama has acknowledged that his successor could be a woman, praising the "sensitivity and compassion" of female leaders. The spiritual le...

Ned Simons

David Cameron 'Not Banned' From China Downing Street Insists

HuffingtonPost.com | Ned Simons | Posted 07.05.2013 | UK Politics

David Cameron has not been banned from China as punishment for meeting the Dalai Lama and aims to visit Beijing before the end of the year, Downing St...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Let's Get Out Of Europe, Says Lawson

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 07.05.2013 | UK Politics

The ten things you need to know on Tuesday 7 May 2013... 1) LET'S GET OUT OF EUROPE Poor Dave. Last week, the Tories were trying to fend off the...

A Holy Education

Gates Cambridge Scholars | Posted 24.06.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Gates Cambridge Scholars

Along with His Holiness, scholars at the Global Scholars Symposium heard inspirational talks from Justice Goodwin Liu, His Excellency Gordon Campbell, Professor Cindi Katz, Wes Moore, Wanjira Mathai, Sir Tim Hunt, Tony Juniper, and many more.

55 Pictures Of Important People Measuring Invisible Things

Posted 10.06.2013 | UK Politics

What is it about the Parliament Select Committee and people looking like they are measuring invisible things? From Tony Blair to the Dalai Lama, th...

Losing the Plot in the Welfare Debate

Jeffrey Gedmin | Posted 04.06.2013 | UK Politics
Jeffrey Gedmin

I don't think anyone seriously denies that welfare reform of some sort is necessary, whether to reduce waste and fraud, to re-establish proper incentive for the unemployed to look for work, or to help restore order to public finances. Around these basic points there's consensus. The question is, however, reforms at what cost, and to whom?

Keeping the Flame Alive - The Forbidden Team's Story

Bhargab Sarmah | Posted 30.05.2013 | UK Sport
Bhargab Sarmah

Independence for Tibetans is nowhere near; yet, the beautiful game has, in many ways, helped in keeping the flame alive. May Tibetan football continue its upward rise.

Caroline Frost

EXCLUSIVE: Richard Gere On The Two Massive Hits He Didn't Even Like

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 28.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

Think of Richard Gere, and it's invariably not long before the theme to either 'An Officer and a Gentleman' or ' Pretty Woman' turns up in your head. ...