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Dalai Lama arrives at Yard Park in Washington DC to pour blessed sands from dissoved Kalachakra mandala into Anacostia River

On the final day of the Kalachakra for World Peace 2011 I drove to Yard Park in Washington, DC and waited for the Dalai Lama to arrive. Earlier that day the...

Dalai Lama on stage at the Capitol lawn; photographers and security in the background

I cover my head with a towel to get some small relief from the scorching sun. Cameras strung around my neck and lenses stuffed in pockets, I jockey for position at...

Dalai Lama at the Kalachakra for World Peace

Opening ceremonies at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC at the Kalachakra for World Peace, the Dalai Lama listens to opening remarks.

Tibetan women exchange news at International Human Rights Day Celebration at Tashiling Tibetan refugee settlement in Pokhara, Nepal

On my first full day in Pokhara, Nepal, a petite woman strolled down the sidewalk and stopped in front of my table at the open-air restaurant where I was enjoying lunch....

Tibetan woman enjoys meal at International Human Rights Day Celebration at Tashiling Tibetan refugee settlement in Pokhara, Nepal

I had my next trip all planned. Until last week I was quite sure that my next long-term travel route would be Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, China, Nepal, Tibet, Malaysia, Borneo, Papua...

HH the 14th Dalai Lama

I have been trying to attend the annual teachings of the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala, India for the past three years, but each year something got in the way. So when...