In Ladakh, traditional plowing rituals connect villagers with their heritage and show how Buddhism exists beyond temples and texts.
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Metta in Action: Buddhist Nuns in Ladakh Fight Climate Change
For the members of the Ladakh Nuns Association, environmental education, healthcare support, and dharma practice are deeply interconnected.
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Buddha Buzz Weekly: Tibetan NYPD Officer Accused of Spying for China
A Tibetan police officer in Queens is accused of acting as a spy for China, Ladakhis unite to boycott local elections, and the town of Swastika, New York, votes to keep its name. Tricycle looks back…
Two Young Graduates Return to Ladakh, Looking to Give Back
The Siddhartha School has changed the lives of many children in Ladakh. Now, two young alums of the school are giving back to their community in new ways.
Buddha Buzz Weekly: The Great Awakening Walk
Buddhist groups join together to protest for Black Lives Matter in downtown Los Angeles, Thai worshippers hold ceremony for spirits, and scholars urge the Association of Asian Studies to confront anti-black racism in the field. Tricycle…
Buddha Buzz Weekly: Looking Forward, Looking Back
India creates a distinct district in Buddhist-majority Ladakh, Dalai Lama inspires a $100M donation for compassion research, and you can now view a 2,000-year-old Buddhist scroll online. Tricycle looks back at the events of this week…
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Little Tibet Welcomes a Little Bauhaus
A century after a German artistic movement's birth, its spirit finds a new home in Northern India.
IdeasMagazine | Buddha Buzz, Openings
Ladakh Is Bringing New Love to Old Stupas
How a small but committed group of masons in this former Buddhist kingdom are safeguarding their religious and cultural heritage.
Is Your Camera Part of Your Practice or a Hindrance to It?
While visiting the Thiksey Monastery in Ladakh, India, a pilgrim wonders what she’s missing when she’s capturing the moment.
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