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  • Out of the mud, a temple grows

    Out of the mud, a temple grows
    The five gilded figures of Buddha sat cross-legged under sheets of plastic, lips curved in half-smiles of silent joy. The room around them, however, was anything but silent. A nail gun rattled, a hydraulic lift groaned and a half-dozen Buddhist nuns and...
  • How to be 10 percent happier: Read Dan Harris' new book

    "IF YOU want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion." Says the Dalai Lama. Dan Harris is in that small respected world where news correspondents and TV pundits ply their wares and give informed opinions...
  • Review: Norton Simon's 'In the Land of Snow' is an enlightening exhibit

    Review: Norton Simon's 'In the Land of Snow' is an enlightening exhibit
    At a time when museums seem to be torn between blockbusters and specialized scholarship, it's refreshing to come across "In the Land of Snow: Buddhist Art of the Himalayas" at the Norton Simon Museum, a no-nonsense exhibition that spares the bells and...
  • China's Tibet conundrum: how to conquer a myth

    Beijing has no shortage of issues to confront. There's the South China Sea, uncontrollable corruption, a slowing economy and factional disputes within the party and military. But Chinese officials also face one of the most difficult challenges in modern...
  • The hard-line China of Tiananmen Square, on a global scale

     The hard-line China of Tiananmen Square, on a global scale
    "I have tried very hard not to inject myself into China's internal affairs," wrote President George H.W. Bush to his Chinese counterpart, Deng Xiaoping, shortly after Chinese troops gunned down hundreds, perhaps thousands, of demonstrators in and around...
  • Dozens of pro-China Twitter accounts outed by Free Tibet as fakes

    Dozens of pro-China Twitter accounts outed by Free Tibet as fakes
    What the world knew about him from his online persona, Tom Hugo, was that he looked like Adonis in a swimsuit and hated the Dalai Lama. Alayna Newark, with beautiful blond curls and cleavage, had strong feelings about China’s right to the East...
  • Michael Henry Wilson dies at 67; documentarian filmed Scorsese, Mandela

    Michael Henry Wilson dies at 67; documentarian filmed Scorsese, Mandela
    Documentary filmmaker and film historian Michael Henry Wilson, whose films and books focused on directors such as Martin Scorsese and Clint Eastwood, died June 26 at home in Westlake Village. He was 67. The cause was lung cancer, said his wife, Carole...
  • In Theory: How would a united body of religions work?

    Retired Israeli President Shimon Peres during a meeting with Pope Francis this month proposed a new global peace initiative: A “United Nations of Religions,” the Washington Post and other news sources reported. “People who shoot the...
  • If Queen Elizabeth can birth an heir, why can't the Dalai Lama rebirth one?

    Recently, the revered and charismatic Dalai Lama told a German newspaper that there should be no more Dalai Lamas after his death. In other words, this 14th Dalai Lama, who is 79 (and has vowed to live to 113), says he will not be reincarnated as the 15th...
  • Global Voices: Tibetan self-immolation soars with despair

    Global Voices: Tibetan self-immolation soars with despair
    “Fire in the Land of Snow,” a documentary examining the spreading phenomenon of self-immolation protests in Tibet, provides the latest troubling chapter in the history of a solitary population inhabiting the Himalayan highlands known as the...
  • In China, Apple will engrave iPads — if the words aren't too political

    In China, Apple will engrave iPads — if the words aren't too political
    BEIJING — Want to engrave a few words in Chinese on your new iPad? No problem — Apple offers consumers in mainland China free personalization. Just don't get too political. Say you type in the Dalai Lama's name in Chinese characters into...