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On Being Interview with Sharon Salzberg & Robert Thurman by Krista Tippett

In a conversation filled with laughter and friendship, Sharon Salzberg & Robert Thurman share much practical wisdom on how we relate to that which makes us feel embattled from without, and from within. I always like to say, “Buddhism is engaged realism.” Because they say that Buddha himself discovered the nature of reality and also… Read more »

Tibetan Culture as World Treasure: Interview with Joe Donahue

In this WAMC Radio Round Table Interview Joe Donahue speaks to Robert A.F. Thurman about Tibet, it’s unique culture & the intellectual treasures the Tibetans preserved from India. Detailing the inner sciences & psychological wisdom found in the Tibetan Tengyur Professor Thurman connects the ancient wisdom to his recent book: Love Your Enemies: How to Break… Read more »

Visionary Man of Peace: An Interview with Dalai Lama

The Dalai Lama should certainly be included in any international register of the ten most influential living people in the world, much more so than many heads of state. In addition to each of the many honors he has received, he has personally met, impressed, and touched the heart of kings and queens, prime ministers,… Read more »

My Appeal To The World by HH Dalai Lama

Every March 10th, from 1961 until 2011, in commemoration of the greatest uprising of the Tibetan people against the Chinese military occupation, the Dalai Lama delivered an appeal to the world on behalf of his people. Each statement is a heartfelt call to recognize the truth and the factual reality of Tibet’s history and situation;… Read more »

Man Of Peace Graphic Novel: Illustrated Life of HH Dalai Lama

The story of the Fourteenth Dalai Lama, the world’s foremost proponent of peace and nonviolence, as depicted in this full-color graphic novel, tells in its second and third parts of his educational training in childhood to ascend to the height of Buddhist learning and the political leadership of Tibet. He attains maturity and bodhisattvic power just… Read more »

A Prayer for Nepal & A Call To Action by Robert AF Thurman

For those of you who are able and willing to help financially Tibet House US has compiled a list of links to effective and reliable relief efforts that stand in need of funds to address the situation on the ground there in Nepal: Save The Children’s Nepal Earthquake Children’s Relief Fund will help the organization… Read more »

Tsongkhapa, Father Philo & Mother Sophia: Bob Thurman Podcast

First, Tsongkhapa’s Essence of True Eloquence is a work of  “philosophy,” and hence a communication to  “philosophers” in the true sense of the title, as “lovers of wisdom, whose wisdom is their  love .” But where are today’s philosophers to be found?  Too many have almost forgotten that Science and Technology are mere children, that… Read more »