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China Is Winning the War for Nepali Buddhism
March 21, 2019
China Is Winning the War for Nepali Buddhism
China's inroads in Nepal mean increasing control over Buddhist heritage sites – with implications for Tibet.
China Is Winning the War for Nepali Buddhism
Beijing: Dalai Lama’s Reincarnation Must Comply With Chinese Laws
March 20, 2019
Beijing: Dalai Lama’s Reincarnation Must Comply With Chinese Laws
Dalai Lama says it is possible that his successor might be found in India.
Beijing: Dalai Lama’s Reincarnation Must Comply With Chinese Laws
India-Bhutan Relations: Leveraging Ladakh
February 05, 2019
India-Bhutan Relations: Leveraging Ladakh
With Bhutan maturing as a democratic country, India should take this opportunity to further strengthen ties.
India-Bhutan Relations: Leveraging Ladakh
The Great Game for the Future of Tibetan Buddhism
August 20, 2018
The Great Game for the Future of Tibetan Buddhism
India, China, and the case of the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa.
The Great Game for the Future of Tibetan Buddhism
A Visit to the Dalai Lama’s Birthplace
August 07, 2018
A Visit to the Dalai Lama’s Birthplace
Takster tells a story of modern China: lingering poverty, resurgent Han nationalism, and persecuted minorities.
A Visit to the Dalai Lama’s Birthplace
On the Streets of the Dalai Lama’s Town
May 09, 2018
On the Streets of the Dalai Lama’s Town
Scenes from Mcleodganj, also known as “Little Lhasa,” the Dalai Lama's home-in-exile.
On the Streets of the Dalai Lama’s Town
Is China Hiding Information About Tibet's Jokhang Temple Fire?
February 22, 2018
Is China Hiding Information About Tibet's Jokhang Temple Fire?
China’s state media says that all cultural relics and the main building in Lhasa are intact, but many Tibetans doubt it.
Is China Hiding Information About Tibet's Jokhang Temple Fire?
President Trump: Support Religious Freedom in China
November 01, 2017
President Trump: Support Religious Freedom in China
During his visit to China, Trump should demand the release of the Panchen Lama and Gulmira Imin.
President Trump: Support Religious Freedom in China
Why Is China's Government 'Demolishing' a Tibetan Buddhist Monastery?
August 04, 2017
Why Is China's Government 'Demolishing' a Tibetan Buddhist Monastery?
The Chinese government claims that Larung Gar suffers from overcrowding, fire hazards, and lack of infrastructure.
Why Is China's Government 'Demolishing' a Tibetan Buddhist Monastery?
China Tears Down the Tibetan City in the Sky
August 03, 2017
China Tears Down the Tibetan City in the Sky
China is demolishing homes and evicting thousands from Larung Gar, the world's largest Tibetan Buddhist institution.
China Tears Down the Tibetan City in the Sky
12 Regions of China: The Tibetan Plateau
July 29, 2017
12 Regions of China: The Tibetan Plateau
The “roof of the world” spans not only the Tibetan Autonomous Region but parts of Qinghai, Sichuan, and Yunnan.
12 Regions of China: The Tibetan Plateau
The Dalai Lama and the Shugden Schism  
May 09, 2017
The Dalai Lama and the Shugden Schism  
The strange story of a 17th century feud and its relevance for Tibetan geopolitics today.
The Dalai Lama and the Shugden Schism  
The Politics of Reincarnation: India, China, and the Dalai Lama
April 20, 2017
The Politics of Reincarnation: India, China, and the Dalai Lama
Will the Dalai Lama reincarnate in Tawang?
The Politics of Reincarnation: India, China, and the Dalai Lama
The Golden Urn: Buddhist Lamas and Chinese State Control
February 24, 2017
The Golden Urn: Buddhist Lamas and Chinese State Control
The historical roots and modern-day ramifications of Chinese government attempts to control Vajrayana Buddhism.
The Golden Urn: Buddhist Lamas and Chinese State Control
The Politics of Religion in China
August 04, 2016
The Politics of Religion in China
Insights from Fenggang Yang.
The Politics of Religion in China
Tibet's 17th Karmapa on Climate Change, the Dalai Lama, and China
June 14, 2016
Tibet's 17th Karmapa on Climate Change, the Dalai Lama, and China
The Tibetan Buddhist leader on climate change, his future leadership role, and Tibetan issues.
Tibet's 17th Karmapa on Climate Change, the Dalai Lama, and China
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