When will Tibet be liberated from China and how? – OpEd – Eurasia Review

It has now been more than six decades since China forcibly occupied Tibet by sending in its army and mercilessly slaughtering protesting Tibetans. The Dalai Lama and his supporters had no choice but to leave Tibet and China has taken severe measures to consolidate its hold over the Tibetan region. He has systematically taken steps to dilute the Tibetan race …

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Dance of the Lamas – The Hindu

Benoy K. Behl, whose documentary captures Cham’s spirit, talks about layers of meaning in ritual dance The serene and the sacred meet harmoniously in Benoy K. Behl’s documentary, Lama Liberation Dance, which captures the spiritual experience of the Cham. The filmmaker and art historian recently gave a talk on the dance form at an online event hosted by the India …

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10 phrases from Galileo Galilei to reflect on science, religion and life

Galileo Galilei (1564 – 1642) was an astronomer and physicist from Renaissance Italy. Pelletini painted this old plaque, engraved after a portrait of Pasagianni in Florence. A biography of Galileo was published in 1863 and is now in the public domain. (Getty Images / Getty Images) The inventor of the telescope as we know it today and the father of …

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United States to celebrate October as Hindu Heritage Month

HOUSTON: Several US states, including Texas, Florida, New Jersey, Ohio, and Massachusetts, have proclaimed October Hindu Heritage Month, noting that Hinduism has “contributed greatly” to America through its unique history and heritage. The proclamations came after various Hindu organizations in the United States announced the addition of another major festival, an entire month of festivals, in October as Hindu Heritage …

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China’s continued attacks on ethnic Tibetans

(MENAFN-IANS) By Tenzin Choezom The conflict between China and Tibet is still an ongoing issue that has not been able to come to a just and justified conclusion. China’s illegal occupation of Tibet has led to a long struggle that sums up more than six decades of struggle seen mainly from the Tibetan side while there have always been clashes …

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Buddhism and Japanese Art: Hakuin Ekaku and Chinese Philosophy

Buddhism and Japanese art: Hakuin Ekaku and Chinese philosophy Lee jay walker Modern times of Tokyo Revered Zen Buddhist Hakuin Ekaku (1686-1769) understood the importance of connecting with ordinary people. Thus, under his tutelage and wisdom, he helped restore the vitality of stagnant Rinzai Buddhism. Hakuin was born in Hara in the province of Suruga (present-day Shizuoka prefecture). He – …

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Sculptures by Artist Joel Isaak Celebrate the Lives of Indigenous Fishermen | Alaska Native Quarterly

Pick up your copy of the summer issue of Alaska Native Quarterly from places you’ll find Anchorage Press, or sign up HERE for home delivery. A family committed to the centuries-old tradition of salmon fishing and farming will soon welcome residents of the Yukon-Kuskokwim region as they enter the expanded Bethel Hospital. Artist Dena’ina Joel Isaak created the life-size statues …

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The situation of the Turkish opposition on the Kurdish question

Recently, opposition parties in Turkey made public remarks on the Kurdish issue. Although political parties naturally express their opinions and visions on the main issues facing the country, it is interesting to note that the main opposition party, the Republican People’s Party (CHP), shows a keen interest in the Kurdish question. Throughout the history of the Turkish Republic, the CHP …

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