Dalai Lama

10.18.16

Heavy Metal Politician Freddy Lim Is Fighting for Taiwanese Independence

The parliamentarian and Chthonic frontman talks rebellion, Trump, China, and why the Dalai Lama called him "a demon."

11.19.15

Once-Secret Murals Reveal Tibet's Ancient Traditions

Stunning and vibrant paintings depict otherworldly scenes of flying Buddhas and savage deities.

6.30.15

We Sent an American to His First Ever Glastonbury to See if It Shits on Coachella

He met Jesus, rejected drugs, and won a table climbing competition.

6.28.15

Patti Smith Just Sang Happy Birthday to the Dalai Lama on the Pyramid Stage

This is the most Glastonbury thing that has ever happened at Glastonbury.

4.8.15

The Followers of a Wrathful Buddhist Spirit Versus the Dalai Lama

In the past two decades, the followers of the Dorje Shugden have become the bogeymen of the Tibetan movement and its supporters worldwide.

11.8.12

China Is Paying Tibetans to Not Set Themselves On Fire

The Tibetans couldn't care less.

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6.19.12

Aung San Suu Kyi Finally Delivered Her Nobel Acceptance Speech

I went to Oslo to see it firsthand, and also to ask The Lady for a date.

6.10.11

Tibet's Sad Beauty Pageant

What do you do when people keep telling you your country's not a real country? If you're Lobsang Wangyal, you bankrupt yourself throwing the saddest beauty pageant in the world.