SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Dalai Lama says modern education is falling short on its responsibility to teach compassion. The 81-year-old Buddhist monk spoke on June 16 to a crowd of about 25,000 at the University of California, San Diego, one day before he is scheduled to give a commencement speech to graduates. Some Chinese […]
By Ganbat Namjilsangarav and Grace Brown Associated Press ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia (AP) — Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said on Nov. 23 that he has “no worries” about Donald Trump’s election as U.S. president, adding that he expects the businessman will align his future policies with global realities. The 1989 Nobel Peace Prize winner’s […]
The Dalai Lama was an honored guest at a luncheon event at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in
By Samantha Pak Northwest Asian Weekly In the Shadow of the Buddha, One Man’s Journey of Discovery in Tibet By Matteo Pistono Plume, 2012 When Matteo Pistono first traveled to Tibet, he went as a Buddhist pilgrim. But after living among Tibetans and hearing their stories, he spent nearly 10 years smuggling out photos of […]
By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly A collection of sacred relics which drew a crowd of 2,000 visitors in Tacoma made another stop in Seattle from Aug. 3 to Aug. 5 as part of its world tour.
By Ashwini Bhatia The Associated Press DHARMSALA, India (AP) — The Dalai Lama led a ceremony on Monday, Aug. 8, to swear in a new prime minister for the Tibetan government-in-exile, who is taking over the Buddhist leader’s political role. Harvard-trained legal scholar Lobsang Sangay took the oath of office and became the first person […]
A new Secondary Bilingual Orientation Center (SBOC) will serve Seattle’s non-English speaking students. One of the changes that will be made includes a new name.
2010 gave us great Asian and Asian-related films from, quite literally, all over the map. Look for the following at your local well-stocked video store:
ATLANTA (AP) — Scientists and religious practitioners can learn a lot from each other and should work together to find a productive balance between spirituality
BEIJING (AP) — When the police came for Liu Xiaobo on a December night nearly two years ago, they didn’t tell the dissident author why he was being taken away.