How the search for the next Dalai Lama is drawing interference from China and what it means for the future of Tibet

More than 87 years after he was born into this life, the question of who will replace the 14th Dalai Lama is more urgent than ever.(Wikimedia Commons: Unknown author, public domain) Death. It is unpredictable yet inevitable. Even if you are a great runner, you cannot escape it. You cannot stop it with wealth, recitation … Read more

Buddhist principles to strengthen your relationship

The Buddhist philosophy has a lot to teach us about learning to love ourselves so that we can then learn to love others. Enlightenment, or the realization of one’s true essence, is the central objective of Buddhism. The four types of love that are taught and encouraged in traditional Buddhist teachings are loving kindness, compassion, … Read more