Dalai Lama

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. ...

How Do You Pick a Pope?

Ben Blaine | Posted 26.04.2013 | UK Comedy
Ben Blaine

The transition between leaders of any movement is always hard to achieve. An audience gets used to a certain style and it's always tough to know when to go for more of the same and when to throw in something fresh.

'He Would Have Done Everything To Save The Lives Of Others': Tribute From Partner Of Helicopter Pilot

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.01.2013 | UK

Updated: 17:57 17 January 2013 - more comments from Chris Barnes The partner of the pilot killed in a London helicopter crash has paid tribute to a...

Cameron's Di-Lama: PM 'Banned Ministers From Lunch With Dalai Lama'

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 04.12.2012 | UK

Lunch with the Dalai Lama was off the menu for ministers earlier this year after David Cameron slapped a last-minute ban on for MPs planning on meetin...

British Monk Self-Immolates In French Monastery

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 17.11.2012 | UK

A British man has become the first Western Buddhist monk to die through self-immolation after setting fire to himself in the secluded Nalanda monestry...

Nelson Mandela: Former South African President's Life In Pictures

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 15.10.2012 | UK

Nelson Mandela: Former South African President Pictured On 94th Birthday (PICTURES) SEE ALSO: Nelson Mandela Pictured With Bill Clinton On Eve Of...

'King Of Romance Humperdinck To Perform At Dalai Lama Love Concert

PA | Posted 09.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

Music veteran and Eurovision legend Engelbert Humperdinck has been chosen to perform for Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama. The 76-year-old h...

Are We More or Less Tolerant?

John Howe | Posted 30.09.2012 | UK Universities & Education
John Howe

Is intolerance on the up? Pessimists would say yes.