Larung Gar, one of the world’s largest centers for the study of Tibetan Buddhism, is under threat from Chinese authorities. This visual guide tracks the history of Larung Gar, and looks ahead to its uncertain future.
A visual guide to the ongoing struggles of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslim minority. Human rights groups have called the Rohingya 'one of the most persecuted minorities on earth.'
The ceremony is now conducted outside Tibet by the Dalai Lama, who escaped into exile in India in 1959 following a failed national uprising against Chinese rule.
Work has begun on the U.S. $6 billion project, but questions linger over who will get the jobs and how much people displaced by the construction will get paid.
The Tibetan spiritual leader spoke ahead of this year’s Kalachakra empowerment in Bodh Gaya, India, the site of the historical Buddha’s enlightment.