Bruce Riedel, director of the Brookings Intelligence Project and senior fellow at the Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence and Center for Middle East Policy. His areas of expertise include counterterrorism, Arab-Israeli issues, Persian Gulf security, and India-Pakistan relations.
Nikky Singh is a professor of religion at Colby College. She is an expert in Sikhism, Eastern sexuality, Indian women’s issues, major religions of northern India, role of women in religious literature, literary analysis of scripture, and religious themes in Western literature.
Michael Hawley is a professor teaching with an emphasis in Sikhism, Hinduism, and South Asian diasporas. He is an expert in Sikhism.
Professor Pashaura Singh is the Jasbir Singh Saini Endowed Chair of Sikh and Punjabi Studies at the University of California Riverside. He is a Sikhism expert.
Sakya Centre, situated in Dehradun, India, is the personal monastery of Sakya Trizin, the 41st head of the Sakya order of Tibetan Buddhism. He is considered second only to the Dalai Lama in the spiritual hierarchy of Tibetan Buddhism. The Sakya Centre is the main center for the Sakya tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. The center […]
Office of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, known in Tibetan as Gaden Phodrang, is the personal office of the current Dalai Lama and is located in Dharamsala, India. It handles the the Dalai Lama’s schedule and correspondence.
Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, founded by the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala, India, is considered one of the most important libraries and institutions of Tibetan works in the world. It was first established to house manuscripts carried out of Tibet when refugees escaped to India. The library now includes major collections of artifacts, manuscripts […]
Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) is an organization based in Dharamshala, India, established by the Dalai Lama shortly after his exile from Tibet. It is commonly referred to as the Tibetan government-in-exile, politically advocating for Tibetan refugees and for freedom in Tibet.
View an Aug. 16, 2013, segment from Religion and Ethics NewsWeekly about how a trend of aborting female fetuses has led to a shortage of young women in India. Some observers say the situation has resulted in human trafficking to meet men’s desire for brides.