His will, which left $100 million to his supermodel wife, specifies that his ashes should be scattered in Bali.
Articles tagged “Buddhism”
Religion is becoming a proxy war for political rivalries and sex and money scandals, leaving millions of Buddhists stuck in the middle.
A remote monastery that once attracted Steve Jobs’s attention now hopes construction of a nearby hotel could encourage international visitors.
BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s Communist Party boss in Tibet has urged the Panchen Lama, the second-highest figure in Tibetan Buddhism, to reject the Himalayan region’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, state media said on Tuesday. Controversy surrounds the position of the Panchen Lama since the boy the Dalai Lama named as the reincarnation of […]
The Global Times, a nationalist tabloid owned by the ruling Communist Party’s official newspaper the People’s Daily, called the Nobel Peace Prize Laureate a “cheater” and a “cruel ruler in exile.”
(RNS) A new HBO documentary tells the story of Lobsang Phuntsok, who gave up being a Buddhist teacher in the U.S to start a remote orphanage.
(RNS) People say these events strengthen their faith — and folks with no religion like them, too, a new study finds.
(RNS) Westerners are missing the point of meditation, according to one of the first American teachers of meditation, Brooklyn-born Lama Surya Das. He explains in his new book, “Make Me One With Everything.”
YANGON (Reuters) A Myanmar court sentenced a writer to two years in jail and hard labor on Tuesday (June 2) for insulting Buddhism, his lawyer said, a verdict derided by activists as a blow to free speech and religious tolerance.