Tibetan leaders mark George H. W. Bush’s death, Bill Gates praises meditation, and Tibetan former political prisoner and activist passes away. Tricycle looks back at the events of this week in the Buddhist world.
Buddha Buzz Weekly: Oct. 6, 2018
Canada revokes Aung San Suu Kyi’s citizenship, the Jogye Order picks a new leader, and Taiwan bulldozers raze a communist shrine at a Buddhist temple. Tricycle looks back at the events of this week in the…
International Pressure on Myanmar Offers Flicker of Hope for Rohingya
The UN, the US, and the International Criminal Court have begun to take action against military officials, but a real home remains a distant goal for refugees.
Violence Against Rohingya Planned Months in Advance: Report
Myanmar disarmed Rohingya, cut off aid, and moved forces into the Rakhine State prior to its violent crackdown.
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This Buddhist Life: Hari Budha Magar
Hari Budha Magar, the first bilateral above-the-knee amputee to summit a peak upward of 19,000 feet, discusses the mental, physical, and legal roadblocks he must overcome as he plans to climb Mount Everest in 2019.
Letter from California, 2008
Angry White Buddhists Protest the Dalai Lama
Casting themselves as the “true” dharma heirs of Tibetan Buddhism, members of the NKT reprise an old Orientalist trope.
I Survived Ebola. But the Fight Doesn’t End There.
Ashoka Mukpo—journalist, human rights worker, and son of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche—sits down with Tricycle to discuss his personal ordeal with Ebola, his work in Liberia, and how spiritual communities can help.
Buddha Buzz: Chinese Policing Tibetan Areas Suffer from PTSD
France24 reporter Cyril Payen recently brought new interviews and images out of Tibet that reveal a dire human rights situation resembling “an Orwellian world of surveillance.” Nicholas Bequelin with Human Rights Watch contends that “the situation in Tibet…
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