Buddhism

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Embrace Communist rule, China tells Tibet on 70th anniversary of invasion
Politburo official makes remarks at Tibetan palace amid crackdown on practice of non-Han religions

Helen Davidson in Taipei

20, Aug, 2021 @9:38 AM

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The woman on a mission to expose torture in Thailand’s troubled south
Despite the risks, Anchana Heemmina wants justice for victims of the Malay Muslims’ decades-old insurgency – and for herself

Caleb Quinley

17, Aug, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Tibet and China clash over next reincarnation of the Dalai Lama
The spiritual leader has mused that he may return as a woman. But his succession has turned into a political battle

Hannah Ellis-Petersen South Asia correspondent

31, Jul, 2021 @3:13 PM

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Dalai Lama’s inner circle listed in Pegasus project data
Indian government, which hosts the Tibetan leader, suspected of being NSO client that selected numbers

Michael Safi

22, Jul, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Buddhist monastery in Scotland calls for firearms exclusion zone
Petition asks for protection from shooting ranges around Samye Ling and other places of peace

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

11, Jun, 2021 @1:16 PM

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Buddhists take on US army to keep peace in Scottish sanctuary
Abbot of retreat in Dumfries and Galloway that was visited by David Bowie condemns proposals for special forces target practice

Eve Livingston

14, Mar, 2021 @8:15 AM

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Yak politics: Tibetans’ vegetarian dilemma amid China meat boom
While China pushes for more industrialised farms, Buddhist monks urge now-sedentary nomads to embrace vegetarianism

Michael Standaert

04, Feb, 2021 @7:00 AM

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David Arnott obituary
Other lives: Buddhist human rights activist and founder of the Online Burma Library

Colin Archer

28, Dec, 2020 @9:47 PM

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Tina Turner: 'When I was in the zone, it was like I was flying'
She was a rock’n’roll powerhouse who electrified audiences worldwide. As Tina Turner releases a guide to happiness, she talks to playwright V (formerly Eve Ensler) about how she found the strength to overcome illness, abuse and tragedy

V (formerly Eve Ensler)

08, Dec, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Doug Scott obituary
First Englishman to climb Everest who dedicated his later years to Buddhism and helping the people of Nepal

Ed Douglas

07, Dec, 2020 @4:07 PM

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'It's not weird or foreign': the Ugandan monk bringing Buddhism to Africa – photo essay
Bhante Buddharakkhita, who became a Buddhist while studying in India, is on a mission to use meditation and mindfulness to heal trauma

Samuel Okiror in Kampala

07, Dec, 2020 @7:30 AM

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'Buddha would be green': Dalai Lama calls for urgent climate action
Exclusive: The Dalai Lama warns of terrible consequences of climate inaction

Krishnan Guru-Murthy

11, Nov, 2020 @7:00 PM

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