Nichiren practitioner Johnny Edward Dean Jr. reflects on how his daily practice and chanting the Odaimoku helped him navigate mental health challenges during the Covid-19 pandemic.
For Malcolm X Day, four Buddhist practitioners and teachers offer their commentary on Malcolm X’s spiritual journey.
“Can we say that this country follows the love of the Buddha?” asks Johnny Edward Dean Jr.
Hip hop, like Buddhism, is about liberation. Johnny Edward Dean Jr. on the dharma of Big Sean.
The future of Buddhism will be decided by how we act right now, says Johnny Edward Dean Jr. He’s putting his faith into action on the South Side of Chicago.