NWPR Books
8:51 am
Sun May 25, 2014

Talking Stick In Hand, Tom Robbins Tells His Own Story

Acclaimed writer Tom Robbins has a new book out, and it's as fantastical and philosophical as anything he's ever written — but this time he's made himself the main character. It's called Tibetan Peach Pie: A True Account of an Imaginative Life, and Robbins tells NPR's Rachel Martin that writing a memoir is like driving down a once-familiar road, "but there are potholes in it now, and some fast-food franchises sprung up along the way, and there's occasionally a blind curve that you might not remember. But it's still familiar," he says.

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Dalai Lama
7:33 am
Mon May 13, 2013

Dalai Lama Delivers Message of Compassion

The Dalai Lama Spoke at the UO Matthew Knight Arena.
Credit Jack Liu

An estimated 11 thousand people heard Tibetan Spiritual leader, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, speak at the University of Oregon's Matthew Knight Arena Friday. His message: peace and compassion. KLCC's Rachael McDonald reports.

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Dalai Lama
5:09 pm
Fri May 10, 2013

Dalai Lama Addresses Buddhist Grads In Portland

The Dalai Lama addressed what he described as intersecting spheres of science and spirituality, and what Buddhist theory offers regarding strife in the modern world.
Credit Luca Galuzzi / Wikimedia Commons

The 14th Dalai Lama spoke today at graduation ceremonies for a Portland Buddhist College, it's part of an environmental summit the Tibetan spiritual leader is hosting this weekend. 

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