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Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama gets vaccine shot
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Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama gets vaccine shot

DHARMSALA, India (AP) — The Dalai Lama, the 85-year-old Tibetan spiritual leader, was administered the first shot of the coronavirus…
US wants UN to take up Dalai Lama succession: envoy
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US wants UN to take up Dalai Lama succession: envoy

The United States wants the United Nations to take up the Dalai Lama’s succession in an intensifying bid to stop…
Sri Lanka probes elephant cruelty at Buddhist parade
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Sri Lanka probes elephant cruelty at Buddhist parade

Sri Lanka Friday ordered an investigation after a skeletal 70-year-old elephant was paraded at a high-profile Buddhist pageant in a…
Dalai Lama ‘doing much better’, should leave hospital in few days: spokesman
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Dalai Lama ‘doing much better’, should leave hospital in few days: spokesman

The Dalai Lama has been admitted to hospital in New Delhi for treatment but is “doing much better” and should…
China pledges easier tourist access to Tibet
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China pledges easier tourist access to Tibet

BEIJING (Reuters) – The Chinese government in Tibet said it will boost numbers and cut waiting times for foreign tourists…
Taliban defeated by the quiet strength of Pakistan’s Buddha
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Taliban defeated by the quiet strength of Pakistan’s Buddha

  The Buddha of Swat, carved on a cliff in the seventh century, was dynamited by the Pakistani Taliban in…
Sri Lanka: State of emergency declared after anti-Muslim riots
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Sri Lanka: State of emergency declared after anti-Muslim riots

The decision comes after the government deployed elite police to quell communal violence in the center of the country. Traditionally…
Buddhist group leading global anti-Dalai Lama protests disbands
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Buddhist group leading global anti-Dalai Lama protests disbands

The Buddhist group leading a global campaign of harassment against the Dalai Lama has called off its demonstrations and disbanded,…
The dharma of dollars: What Buddhism says about money and meaning
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The dharma of dollars: What Buddhism says about money and meaning

Buddhism, which holds that wealth is temporary and no path to happiness, might not sound like the best source for…
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