Mountains? What Mountains?: Wednesday April 1, 2009
Tintin, meditation and the mountains of the mind…Tags: gerard manley hopkins, meditation, tibet, tintin
On Holy Books: Thursday October 12, 2006
Richard Dawkins on ethics and religious texts.Tags: bible, dalai lama, dawkins, ethics, koran, texts, tibet
Purity? What purity?: Friday July 28, 2006
On the virtues of being mixed-up!Tags: buddhism, christianity, iran, manicheism, michel serres, tibet
Tintin: Wednesday May 24, 2006
The boy reporter and the Dalai Lama.Tags: buddhism, dalai lama, herge, tibet, tintin, yeti
The Strange Case of Dalai the Cat: Wednesday April 26, 2006
A mysterious feline with golden whiskers, spotted on Arthur’s Seat in Edinburgh.Tags: dalai lama, dalai the cat, tibet
Pathfinding: Tuesday January 3, 2006
What does it mean to tread the Buddhist path? Where is the path to be found?Tags: authenticity, buddhism, heidegger, stephen batchelor, tibet
Tigers, Mushrooms, Money and Monks: Monday September 26, 2005
A fashion for tiger-skin in Tibet is threatening to hasten the extinction of the Indian tiger.Tags: conservation, tibet, tigers
Music in the Sky: Book Review: Wednesday August 3, 2005
An account of the early life of the 17th Karmapa, and a collection of his teachings…Tags: biography, kagyu, karmapa, review, tibet
The Life of Shabkar: The autobiography of a Tibetan Yogin: Tuesday August 2, 2005
The anarchic autobiography of a Tibetan yogin.Tags: biography, milarepa, shabkar, tibet, yogi
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