Buddhism - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Buddhism US reps, Dalai Lama take aim at China sore spot Tibet DHARMSALA, India (AP) — As President Donald Trump appears to be warming to China, a bipartisan group from the U.S. House of Representatives took aim Wednesday at one of Beijing's sore spots: Tibet. Rep. Nancy Pelosi accused China of using economic leverage to crush Tibetan calls for autonomy. During a meeting with Tibetans and the Dalai Lama at his main temple in the Indian ... Wed, 10 May 2017 12:36:00 GMT 2017-05-10T12:36:00Z China not amused by Dalai Lama's spot on John Oliver's show BEIJING (AP) — John Oliver won rave reviews for his "Last Week Tonight" interview showing the Dalai Lama in all his candor and wit. Beijing, however, was not amused. China's foreign ministry on Tuesday said the exiled Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader had appeared "deceptive" on the HBO show where he criticized some Chinese leaders as small minded and mocked Beijing's portra... Tue, 07 Mar 2017 11:42:00 GMT 2017-03-07T11:42:00Z Transgender Nepali has her big moment on Indian catwalk NEW DELHI (AP) — It was her big moment. Anjali Lama sashayed down the catwalk in the swanky Mumbai auditorium. A fitted, cream dress highlighted her tall, slender frame. Her pulled-back hair showed off her high cheekbones. Modeling at Lakme Fashion Week often seemed like a dream far beyond her reach, but Lama has become the first transgender woman to mode... Fri, 03 Feb 2017 07:30:00 GMT 2017-02-03T07:30:00Z Reports: Tibetan Buddhist monk self-immolates in west China BEIJING (AP) — A Tibetan Buddhist monk has set himself on fire in western China in what appeared to be the latest such radical protest against Beijing's rule, a U.S. government-backed radio station and rights monitoring group said. The unidentified monk set himself alight on a road outside the town of Machu in a traditionally Tibetan area of Gansu provinc... Fri, 09 Dec 2016 04:34:00 GMT 2016-12-09T04:34:00Z