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Light a Candle

To mark the abducted 11th Panchen Lama’s 29th birthday and pressure the Chinese government to release him, leaders of Students for a Free Tibet attempt to break the Guinness World Record for most candles on a…

By Tenzin Kalden

meditators triple


Buddha Buzz Weekly: Nov. 10, 2018

The number of US meditators has tripled since 2012, the Dalai Lama eyes a Pope-like succession, and Japanese monks bless old glasses. Tricycle looks back at the events of this week in the Buddhist world.

By Matthew Abrahams

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Buddha Buzz Weekly: May 4, 2018

Nothing is permanent, so everything is precious. Here’s a selection of some happenings—fleeting or otherwise—in the Buddhist world this week. The Panchen Lama Lives The Panchen Lama, the second highest authority in Tibetan Buddhism, is still…

By Matthew Abrahams

Surviving the dragon

Tsering Namgyal writes for today that Arjia Rinpoche, former tutor to the last Panchen Lama, spoke to the Tibetan community in Minneapolis this week about his book Surviving the Dragon: A Tibetan Lama’s Account of…

By Tricycle

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