Each Friday, we share three topical longreads in our Weekend Reader newsletter. This week, Lion’s Roar magazine’s Haleigh Atwood looks at the gifts of impermanence.
Members of the Buddhist community are fearful the violence could escalate from vandalism to physical threats.
On April 15, a fire consumed a three-storey renovated barn at Tsogyelgar Dharma Center, destroying the shrine room on the top floor.
Fort Austin in Plymouth, England, is currently a rundown historic site, but it may soon become a Buddhist temple.
Dharma Realm Buddhist University in Ukiah, California, has announced a needs-based scholarship program for students affected by natural disasters.
In a recent study, meditating on emptiness led to a 24 percent decrease in negative emotions.
The Dalai Lama offered condolences to the Christchurch victims and the people of New Zealand. In America, the Buddhist Peace Fellowship penned an open letter expressing solidarity with Muslims around the world.
This week, the government of Sri Lanka is officially celebrating the Tripitaka, the collection of texts that form the foundation of Theravada Buddhism. The government has declared the week of March 16 to 23 “Tripitaka Week.”
A new article in The Atlantic says more Americans with mental illness are turning to Buddhism for mental health treatment. Experts might advise otherwise.
Designed to explain Buddhist teachings in an easy-to-understand way, creators hope the robot will boost temple visitor numbers.