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Reconciling Buddhism And Buddhists' Atrocities

NEW YORK, February 16, 2018 — Thupten Jinpa, a Buddhist scholar and the longtime English translator of the Dalai Lama, explains how to reconcile the compassionate teachings of Buddhism with Buddhists' atrocious treatment of the Muslim Rohingya minority in Myanmar. (1 min., 46 sec.)


Policy
 /  New York
A leading authority on the Taliban draws careful distinctions between its Afghan and Pakistani branches, and what their respective aims are.
Policy
 /  New York
A veteran observer of the Taliban assesses America's strategy for withdrawal from Afghanistan, in conversation with Bill Keller of the New York Times.
Policy
 /  Australia
In Sydney, former World Bank head urges fellow Australians to recalibrate their outlook toward Asia.
Policy
 /  Australia
Former Australian Prime Minister responds to James Wolfensohn's address at the Asia Society AustralAsia Centre's Annual Dinner.
Arts
 /  India
Exuberant, loose-limbed Japanese dancer and choreographer brings his eclectic moves to Mumbai.
Arts
 /  New York
Fifth and final installment of the epic Javanese shadow puppet performance led by Ki Purbo Asmoro.
Arts
 /  New York
Fourth installment of Ki Purbo Asmoro's epic Javanese shadow puppet performance at Asia Society.
Arts
 /  New York
Third segment of Ki Purbo Asmoro's major wayang kulit performance at Asia Society New York.
Arts
 /  New York
Second installment of Asia Society New York's epic Javanese shadow puppet performance on March 16, 2012.
Arts
 /  New York
Watch the opening installment of Ki Purbo Asmoro's epic Javanese shadow puppet performance at Asia Society New York.
Arts
 /  New York
Curators, dealers, scholars assess state of the field today.
Arts
 /  New York
A certain American VIP with ties to Indonesia pays a visit to some traditional Javanese shadow puppets.