Posts tagged "tibet"
In The World

In The World

By Natasja Sheriff From Tibet, Burma and India, the first of a weekly round-up of religion-related news from around the world.
The Dalai Lama is Home

The Dalai Lama is Home

By Becky Rynor I was looking for the chink in that unfailingly optimistic armor, a moment of emotion from the man who was forced by invading Chinese forces to flee his homeland of Tibet in 1959.

In the World links, Unfinished Business edition

Nora Connor: In 2008 the Chinese government recognized the annual Qingming festival, or Tomb Sweeping Day, as a national holiday.

Daily Links

Laura Larson writes at States of Formation about the business of making monsters:
Through political rhetoric and sensationalized reporting, “monster” has been branded – on the cheap – into the American narrative and its everyday parlance.
On Tebowing*:
Dangerous territory"? Seriously? Let's start at the beginning. Whenever Tim Tebow takes a knee on the field and thanks...

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Goes to Washington

Amy Levin talks to Robert Barnett about HHDL's visit. Prayer flags and American flags are flying side by side as His Holiness the Dalai Lama (HHDL) continues his second week of the Kalachakra, a festival for “world peace,” from July 6-16 in our nation’s capital. The calendar of events began with a celebration of...

Happy 75th Birthday, Dalai Lama.

From AP via HuffPoUSAToday:
In Beijing, Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang at a regular news conference Tuesday remarked about the date: "I only remember two dates: March 8, 1951 and May 23, 1959, the liberation of the Tibetan serfs."