Encouraging Buddhist communities to resist the new presidential administration, San Francisco Zen Center priest Jiryu Rutschman-Byler argues that the idea of “apolitical Buddhism” is flawed from the start, based on four misconceptions. “Buddhism is apolitical! Buddhism needs to stay apolitical!” I’ve been hearing this a lot lately. It’s a tempting idea, and there are some […]
“The world I inherited was a broken, unjust world—a world far from okay.” Jiryu Rutschman-Byler examines what it means to be “okay”.