The deposed civilian leader is being accused of accepting bribes and abusing her authority. Plus, the US Senate passes a bill to increase support for Tibetans, and meditation app CALM donates to a mental health organization on behalf of Naomi Osaka.
Buddha Buzz Weekly: Ven. Shih Chao-hwei, Officiant of Taiwan’s First Buddhist Same-Sex Marriage, Recieves 38th Niwano Peace Prize
The Niwano Peace Foundation honors the Taiwanese nun. Plus, a chemical-laden cargo ship sinks off the coast of Sri Lanka, and Budapest’s mayor renames a street after the Dalai Lama.
Representatives from the three major traditions gathered for prayers and candle lighting. Plus, Penpa Tsering is sworn in as President of the Central Tibetan Administration, and relief efforts continue as COVID-19 rages on in India.