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China invokes Waco siege in denouncing Dalai Lama

Chinese state media denounced the Dalai Lama on Monday for his views on reincarnation, saying that the exiled Buddhist monk was trying to revise history, compounding his crimes as a separatist.Full story

Another Tibetan monk sets himself on fire in China

A British human rights group says another Tibetan Buddhist monk has set himself on fire in a protest against Chinese rule over the Himalayan region in the 10th self-immolation this year. Full story

Best places for spiritual awakening

Thinking about making  a trip as a vehicle for spiritual transformation?  This list of 10 sacred places showcases points of perceived power and peace around the globe. Full story

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LHASA, CHINA: In this file picture taken 24 February 2004, a Tibetan monk stands in front of the Potala in Lhasa on Chagpo Ri. According to a 06 October 2004 report, Chinese scientists are challenging the conventional view that the Tibetant mountains only started forming 50 to 60 million years ag

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WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 2: The Dalai Lama, Tibetan Buddhism's spiritual and temporal leader, waves to the crowd at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington DC 02 July, 2000. Approximately 40,000 people came to listen to the Nobel Peace Prize winner speak near the U.S. Capitol.

Tibetan Buddhist nuns prostrate herself on the road circumnavigating around Swayambhunath Buddhist stupa in Katmandu, Nepal, Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011. Swayambhunath is a world heritage site and an important pilgrimage site for Buddhists.