Renowned activist and scholar Robert Thurman can translate sutras, joke with the Dalai Lama, and call in a favor from George Lucas. Retirement, says Jennifer Keishin Armstrong, won’t slow this man down.
In the November issue of Lion’s Roar magazine, eight practitioners discuss the Buddhist themes in their favorite TV shows. Just like samsara, Jennifer Keishin Armstrong notes, The Bachelor runs on delusion.
Jennifer Keishin Armstrong profiles Justin von Bujdoss, the first-ever Buddhist chaplain in Rikers Island — America’s most notorious jail.
The new indie film “A Ghost Story” is a tender meditation on Buddhist themes like impermanence and bardo. And, it’s also boring.
Jennifer Keishin Armstrong reviews “Under the Bodhi Tree,” a new musical about the life of the Buddha, that played off-Broadway this month.