His Holiness the Dalai Lama turns 79 today July 6, 2014. He was born to a farming family in northeastern Tibet as Lhamo Dhondup on July 6, 1935. At the age of two, he was deemed the reincarnation of the 13th Dalai Lama by Buddhist. At age of fifteen, following China’s invasion,...
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Tag: Dalai Lama
July 6, 2014 | 10:46 am
March 28, 2012 | 10:39 am
The Simon Wiesenthal Center, a leading Jewish Human Rights NGO, denounced China’s state-run media for equating Nobel Prize-winner the Dalai Lama to the Nazi perpetrator of the World War II Holocaust during which 6 million Jews were systematically murdered.
According to the New York...
September 21, 2006 | 8:00 pm
August 10, 2006 | 8:00 pm
To paraphrase an old rye bread ad, you don't have to be Buddhist to admire his holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama, or at least that's so in the case of at least three Jewish artists, who lend their artistic voices to "The Missing Peace: Artists Consider the Dalai Lama," an exhibition...
August 27, 1998 | 8:00 pm
The Man Behind 'The Jew in the Lotus'
Documentary focuses on spiritual transformation of Rodger Kamenetz
By Naomi Pfefferman, Entertainment Editor
Eight years ago, writer Rodger Kamenetz, pictured below, traveled to Dharamsala, India, to meet the exiled Dalai Lama of Tibet....
April 9, 1998 | 8:00 pm
An unusual Buddhist-Jewish dialogue took place inSeptember 1989, when the Tibetan Buddhist leader, the Dalai Lama, metwith a group of six Jewish leaders. The Dalai Lama requested themeeting, not because of an academic interest but, rather, because ofa practical need. He wanted to...
October 9, 1997 | 8:00 pm
Let me be direct and come to the point right off the mark:
"Seven Years in Tibet," appropriately filmed in Argentina -- whereold Nazis go to be rehabilitated or to die, whichever comes first --is a turgid piece of filmmaking and as dishonest as, well, "TheDevil's Own," Brad Pitt's...