articles by Ambika Choudhary Mahajan


China imparting 'patriotic education' to Tibetan monks and nuns infuriates region's religious leaders

Buddhism has always been perceived by the Chinese as one of the most formidable hurdles en route exercising total control over Tibet.


Tibetan nomads forcibly 'resettled' by China struggle with loss of an over 8,000-year-old heritage

For more than 8,000 years, Tibetan nomads have lived in perfect harmony with their surroundings.


'Fake’ Panchen Lama initiates Kalchakra after 50 years: Here is why Buddhists are unhappy

In spite of being a once-in-a-lifetime experience for Buddhists, the news of the ongoing Kalchakra being presided over by the ‘fake’ Panchen Lama has not gone too well with the otherwise peace-loving Buddhist community. Find out why


Amarnath Yatra: Test of faith for pilgrims as yatra is suspended again

As uncertainly looms over the status of the Amarnath Yatra — the annual pilgrimage, the faith of devotees is being tested.