Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi unpacks the Buddha’s original mindfulness manual.
How does Buddhism make sense of war? In the abstract, the teachings are straightforward. But according to Bhikkhu Bodhi, if we find ourselves supporting those who are fighting back in Ukraine, then we have to ask some hard questions—and maybe accept some uncomfortable truths.
The Abhidhamma, says Bhikkhu Bodhi, breaks open how the mind works, what cognition is, and how there can be thoughts without a thinker.
Only three steps of the Buddha’s noble eightfold path are explicitly about ethics. But look more deeply, says Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi,
and you’ll discover that ethics are at the heart of all of them.
Buddhist Global Relief has launched a new online initiative, “Buddhist Action to Feed the Hungry.” Founder Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi shares the history of the organization and the event.
Fulfilling the aspiration of the Black Lives Matter movement, says Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi, will require extensive changes both in our institutions and our ways of thought.
In January, Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi gave this keynote address at a conference on “Buddhism and Women’s Liberation” in Bodhgaya, India.
Six Buddhist teachers interpret the outcomes of Tuesday’s election through the lens of Buddhist wisdom.
Konin Cardenas, Mark Unno, Thubten Chodron, and Bhikkhu Bodhi examine what dukkha is, why it matters, and how we can approach it in our lives.
Thirteen leading Buddhist teachers call on Buddhists and all people of faith to take a stand against policies of the new administration.