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Tibetan Tribute: Dirt Was Never This Symbolic

Larry Jaffee | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Larry Jaffee

Tenzing Rigdol, a 32-year-old Tibetan artist living in New York, came up with the idea for the soil project as a way to pay tribute to his father who had hoped to return to his homeland of Tibet before he died.

Tibetan Monk Loses Life's Work On Tube After Posing For Boris Selfie

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.04.2014 | UK

A Tibetan monk, distracted by a selfie with Boris Johnson on the tube, lost his life's work by leaving behind his laptop containing his near-finished...

David Cameron in China: Statesman or Salesman?

Eleanor Byrne-Rosengren | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK
Eleanor Byrne-Rosengren

In the last few days, with the spotlight shining on Britain's relationship with China, there have been only warm words from David Cameron about "a dialogue of mutual respect and understanding". As Mr Cameron was still in the country, Tibetan nomad Kunchok Tseten set himself alight in protest against China's rule...

'The UK Is Not A Big Power In The Eyes Of The Chinese'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 03.12.2013 | UK

As David Cameron sat down for his second meal containing fungus in two days, having smilingly presented the Chinese premier with a copy of Thatcher's ...

China: An Economic Miracle Generously Seasoned with Aggression

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Preetam Kaushik

With about 1.4 billion mouths to feed, and the number growing every day, Chinese aggression can well be looked on humanitarian grounds too. But then, that would take an entirely different mindset that's removed from black and white approach. When it comes to China, grey seems to be the theme color. And the color grey comes in, probably, a million shades here.

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...

British Buddhist Monk 'Assassinated' In China

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 09.10.2013 | UK

A Tibetan- British monk, who set up one of the first Buddhist monasteries in Britain has reportedly been "assassinated" in China. Police in Chengdu...

Tibetan Feminist Kunsang Dolma Challenging the Myth of Shangri-La

Adele Wilde-Blavatsky | Posted 23.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Adele Wilde-Blavatsky

From my own experience of living in the Tibetan community in exile, it is clear Dolma is fighting somewhat of an uphill battle. Yet her grace, courage and resilience appear undiminished. Let's hope Tibetans learn from some of their past mistakes and listen with open hearts to women like Dolma.

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?

Who Benefits From a Luxury Hotel in Tibet?

Eleanor Byrne-Rosengren | Posted 13.08.2013 | UK
Eleanor Byrne-Rosengren

The InterContinental Resort Lhasa Paradise will be marketed on the back of a peaceful, unspoiled land and an ancient, spiritual culture. That will doubtless attract the tourists - it also benefits the regime that has occupied and oppressed Tibet for more than 60 years.

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...

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.

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...

A Short Journey to the Roof of the World

Richard Cashman | Posted 04.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Richard Cashman

In Nepal I'd spent a lot of time sat by the mirrored lake in Pokhara consulting pebbles and reading Heinrich Harrer's Seven Years in Tibet

How Good is an Idea?

James Dunn | Posted 13.11.2012 | UK Universities & Education
James Dunn

A charity by graduates for graduates. I want every aspect of the whole charity to be done by recent graduates from its foundations to its day to day working. If I can help any graduate gain experience I will, whatever help I can give to stop people having to go through what I went through.

'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...

Younghusband: Imperial Amnesia Confronts the Tibetan 'Shangri-La'

Adele Wilde-Blavatsky | Posted 21.10.2012 | Home
Adele Wilde-Blavatsky

We are at the beginning of a personal journey about the haunting presence of the legacy bequeathed to us by our ancestors and our resultant 'identity'. Like the Buddhist journey of recognising the illusory ego as the enemy within, this is a tale about confronting ghosts.

HH The Dalai Lama in UK as Self-Immolations Amongst Tibetan Nomads Rise

Joanna Eede | Posted 22.08.2012 | UK
Joanna Eede

Tibet's spiritual leader, HH The Dalai Lama is in Scotland today amid growing concern over the rise of self-immolation amongst Tibetan nomads.

'Happy Oxford Days Got Me Through House Arrest' Reflects Suu Kyi

PA | Posted 20.06.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Aung San Suu Kyi has told how happy memories of life at Oxford University had sustained her years under house arrest in Burma. Thoughts of sunny da...

Lucy Sherriff

WATCH: 'Our Hope Rests On The 21st Century Generation' Says The Dalai Lama

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 20.06.2012 | UK

The Dalai Lama has told young people they are the "force of our hope" and we should put aside our artificial differences and realise we are "all the s...

Suu Kyi Honoured By Former University

PA | Posted 20.06.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Aung San Suu Kyi was "hailed with joy" by her former university on Wednesday, as she returned to Oxford to receive an honorary doctorate. The Burme...

Dalai Lama To Appear With Russell Brand

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.06.2012 | UK

The Dalai Lama begins a national tour of the UK on Friday which will see the Tibetan spiritual leader appear alongside no other than comedian Russell ...

Dalai Lama Leeds Visit Prompts Olympic Pull-out Threats From China

PA | Posted 13.06.2012 | UK

Chinese officials have threatened to pull the country's Olympic athletes out of their training camp in Leeds due to a scheduled visit by the Dalai Lam...

Dalai Lama, Templeton Prize Winner, Speaks To Arianna Huffington About Sleep, Training The Mind And Compassion (VIDEO)

Posted 14.05.2012 | UK

Tibetan Buddhist leader, the Dalai Lama, has told how training the mind, sleep and maintaining good emotional health can benefit society as a whole. ...

LOOK: Tibet Police Train With Giant Logs And Fire Hoses

Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.06.2012 | UK

You might think yearly physicals for British police sound hard. The armed police in Tibet probably wouldn't see it that way. A set of pictures ...