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We are waiting for the Dalai Lama to come back: Chinese Buddhists

By Tsering Tsomo, Phayul, November 6, 2006

MIYAJIMA, Japan -- Buddhist devotees from China said Monday that many Chinese want the Dalai Lama to come back to Tibet. “Tibet is his home and he should be where he rightfully belongs”, a 54-yr-old Chinese man from Beijing said requesting anonymity.


Buddhism is a science of the mind: Dalai Lama

By Tsering Tsomo, Phayul, November 4, 2006

MIYAJIMA, Japan -- His Holiness the Dalai Lama said Saturday that Buddhism is a science of the mind.


Dalai Lama consecrates a Buddha statue in Japan

By Tsering Tsomo, Phayul, November 3, 2006

MIYAJIMA, Japan -- His Holiness the Dalai Lama consecrated a new Buddha statue Thursday afternoon at the famed Daishoin Temple in Miyajima Island of Hiroshima prefecture.


Hope hard to sustain in Tibet's "freedom struggle"

By Simon Denyer, Reuters, November 5, 2006

DHARAMSALA, India -- The chatter gave way to rowdy male laughter when Tseten Yangsom began her brief talk on "How Tibetan women play a role in Tibet's freedom struggle."  Yangsom, 21, battled on bravely, but I was surely not the only audience member who felt like curling up in embarrassment.


Dalai Lama consecrates Buddhist Temple in Hiroshima

By Tsering Tsomo, Phayul, Nov 1, 2006

Hiroshima, Japan -- His Holiness the Dalai Lama visited Hiroshima city Wednesday morning to bless a Tibetan Buddhist temple.


His Holiness to participate in international peace summit in Hiroshima

Tibet.net, October 31, 2006

Tokyo, Japan -- The religious engagements of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Hiroshima will begin from today's address to over 800 abbots and religious leaders from various Buddhist monasteries in Japan.


Japanese Buddhists struggle to win back believers

By HIROKO TABUCHI, Associated Press, October 26, 2006

TOKYO, Japan -- The Kamiyacho Open Terrace cafe in central Tokyo has all the trappings of a trendy establishment - good coffee, homemade dessert, an airy terrace.


China takes heat after tragic flight of Tibetan teenager

By Daniel Pepper, The CSMonitor, Oct 25,2006

The shooting death of a would-be refugee by a Chinese patrolman places the Middle Kingdom's human rights record under scrutiny.

NEW DELHI, India -- The two teenage girls were best friends. In their tiny farming village in Tibet, they had stayed up late many nights over four years plotting their escape.


Abbot: Shaolin Temple needs to keep up with times

By Jessie Tao, China Daily, Oct 19, 2006

Beijing, China -- The Shaolin Temple, widely considered the birthplace of Chinese Kungfu, has frequently been in the spotlight following some headline-grabbing events, such as the super-girl-style Kungfu Competition, a luxury sports car awarded to the temple, and the latest Wushu festival, with Shi Yongxin, the abbot, at the core of it.


Dunhuang to build international airport

Xinhua News, Oct 19, 2006

Gansu Province, China -- Dunhuang in northwest China's Gansu Province is planning to build an international airport because the number of overseas tourists flocking in to see the ancient Buddhist cave paintings is growing by 30 percent annually.


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