October 25, 2013 The new paintings in Yunjie temple in Chaoyang, northeast of Beijing, have obliterated intricate 270-year-old artwork.
October 31, 2012 The name is pretty grisly. But these annual or semi-annual festivals, which involve yak blood and take place high in the mist-wrapped highlands of Nepal, reflect the complex relationship that Buddhists have with eating meat.
October 11, 2012 In a speech at the College of William and Mary, the Dalai Lama described the unique nature of human compassion versus that of other animals. What matters as much as his conclusions, says commentator Barbara J. King, is the spiritual leader's beautifully scientific stance towards life.