Dalai Lama

Colbert: Trump Is “a Complete Asshouse” Who “Doesn’t Belong in the White Hole”

As “s--thole”-gate pivots toward debating whether the president called several countries “s--tholes” or “s--thouses,” late-night didn’t lose focus; as Seth Meyers put it, “the racist sentiment is the same.”<p>“It’s Day Four of Shithole Gate,” said <b>Stephen Colbert</b> as he opened <i>The Late Show</i> Monday night. …

Donald Trump

President Trump said he’s the “least racist” person — and Seth Meyers responded

“Why do you do that to yourself, man?” Meyers questioned. “You just set off alarm bells.”<p>President Donald Trump has a pronounced habit of calling himself the "least racist person," particularly after saying very racist things. This time, he told a reporter Sunday exactly that, after being …

U.S. Politics

2 Simple Buddhist Techniques for Amplifying Positive Feelings and Softening Negative Moods

In this article, I’m going to share two powerful, little-known Eastern techniques to help you amplify emotional highs and keep warm when you’re …

Buddhism

Logan Paul: 'Everyone Deserves Second Chances, Bro' (Video)

YouTube star says he’s learned “everything, so many things” after posting controversial video<p>You won’t confuse his remarks with the Dalai Lama or …

Entertainment

Winter Salvation, Fresh From the Dumpling Steamer, in Queens

In winter, momos are salvation: hot dumplings with swirled pleats, fresh from the steamer, arriving in a cloudy rush of ascending souls.<p>To eat them outdoors in winter, shivering, with numb, fumbling fingers, is even more of a wonder. At the Amdo Kitchen food truck in Jackson Heights, Queens, momos …

Restaurants

Minding our mood: How to keep our goal of staying positive this year

During the winter months emotions can mirror the weather, feeling heavy, cold, dark and stuck. Personal motivation and inspiration may become scarce, …

Mindfulness

Digital Art: Posterlad Poster Series

We are finally kicking off this week with a cool poster series entitled: Posterlad by graphic designer Vratislav Pecka from Prague, CZ. What caught …

Kathie Lee Gifford

The Least Racist People We’ve Ever Interviewed

Writers of The Atlantic reflect on President Donald Trump’s claim that he is “the least racist” subject.<p>President Donald Trump briefly took questions from reporters at the Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Florida, on Sunday. A White House transcript shows the following</b> …

Politics

Why Coretta Scott King Deserves To Be Celebrated For Her Civil Rights Work, Too

Millennials have grown up in a world where Martin Luther King Day always existed — but someone had to campaign to make that happen, and now, it's …

Black History

Mark Seliger | Dalai Lama, Washington D.C. (2011)

Though Mark Seliger claims that he’s “probably the only photographer on the planet who has never [worked] with Kate Moss,” he has worked with just …

Keith Richards

The Gray Market: The Unknown Cost of Keeping Art in Museum Storage (and Other Insights)

Analysis<p>Our columnist asks why it's a museum taboo to talk about the value of art kept in reserve, and questions how we measure mega</i> …

Museums

Forget warm milk or counting sheep — study shows THIS is the way to fall asleep faster

With so much going on in our busy lives (not to mention the particularly anxiety-inducing news cycle), getting some quality shut-eye can be a real …

Sometimes Being "Nice" Is Just Wrong

Do you frequently lend a sympathetic ear to a friend’s rant? Think you are doing a good thing? Maybe not. Embed from Getty ImagesKindness and …

Emotions

Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama offers prayers at Mahabodhi temple in Bodh Gaya

Buddhism

Best-sellers

Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores:<p>Nonfiction<p>1."Leonardo da Vinci," by Walter Isaacson …

Entertainment

Gavin Kaysen Explains What It’s Like to Cook for the Dalai Lama

How the star chef came to cook for the Tibetan spiritual leader.<p>Chefs regularly cook for VIPs because, you know, celebs are just like us, and they’ve …

Buddhism

One of Africa’s smallest countries is taking the lead in standing up to Donald Trump

While the “giants” of Africa seem reticent to get into a war of words with, or even react to Donald Trump’s derogatory comments and tough policy actions, Botswana, a small country with only two million people, has no such problems.<p>Following Trump’s comments referring mainly to Haiti and African …

Donald Trump

How to Find Inner Peace: 5 Beliefs You Must Drop Now

Each one of us is fighting a battle no one is aware of. This is why finding inner peace is extremely important.<p>But, is it as simple as it …

Psychology

China Punishes Foreign Firms for Geographical Errors

The Cyberspace Administration of China has blocked access to the Marriott hotel chain’s website as punishment for geographical descriptions which …

China

Peter Pauls Stewart, visionary behind Dallas' Thanks-Giving Square, dies at 97

Dallas' Thanks-Giving Square stands as a legacy to Peter Pauls Stewart's passion and determination.<p>In the early 1960s, he played the pivotal role in …

Texas

The best mind, body and spirit breaks: readers’ travel tips

Whether it’s an affordable thermal spa, a yoga break in Ibiza, or something more ambitious, such as a 10-day silent retreat in India, our readers have found wonderful ways to relax<p>Winning tip: Hariharalaya Yoga Retreat, Cambodia<p>In the countryside 30 minutes outside Siem Reap is the idyllic …

Psychology

Unlimited Friendliness

I’ve often heard the Dalai Lama say that having compassion for oneself is the basis for developing compassion for others. Chögyam Trungpa also taught …

Mindfulness

Marriott China Apology: American Hotel Chain Website Shut Down After Taiwan, Tibet Gaffe

Chinese authorities in Shanghai took down Marriott International's Chinese website for a week after the U.S. hotel chain listed Tibet, Taiwan, Hong …

China

City gears up for Buddhist Heritage Festival

Buddhist spiritual leader Dalai Lama will attend a first-of-its-kind festival of Buddhist Heritage to be hosted by the Andhra Pradesh Tourism …

Buddhism

Religion a personal business, do not mobilise people on its basis: Dalai Lama

The Tibetan leader was in Pune to attend the second edition of National Teachers’ Congress organised at a city-based college.<p>Spiritual leader The …

Buddhism

How to Spend $15K in Iceland in 24 Hours

A whirlwind tour of Reykjavik, but extra.<p>In the last five years, Iceland shot to the top of everyone’s Must Travel lists. Maybe it’s that Icelandair …

Iceland

Second National Teachers’ Congress, Pune: Event to focus on development of India’s education system

Over 8,000 higher education teachers from across the country will be present at the Maharashtra Institute of Technology - World Peace University …

Education

Commentary: Inside the growing backlash against China

China’s rise over the last generation has been impressive, with the country moving from the periphery to the center of the global system, and climbing from impoverished backwater to a position of substantial wealth and power. But the strategic environment in which China’s “lay low” approach to …

China

China’s fingerprints are everywhere

A little-noticed passage in the Trump administration’s National Security Strategy released last month previewed a new push to combat Chinese influence operations that affect American universities, think tanks, movie studios and news organizations.<p>The investigations by Congress and the FBI into …

Opinion

Impossible Havas Lemz campaign: #MakeFriends Across Religions | Adobo Magazine Online | Creativity, Advertising, Design, Media, Digital, Marketing, PR, Asia News

#MakeFriends Across Religions, the latest project by Havas Lemz Strategy Director Mark Woerde, his team and Letsheal.org is now global news. The …