Each Friday, we share three topical longreads in our Weekend Reader newsletter. This week, Buddhadharma’s deputy editor Koun Franz addresses patriarchy in Buddhism.
Each Friday, we share three topical longreads in our Weekend Reader newsletter. This week, Buddhadharma: The Practitioner’s Quarterly deputy editor Koun Franz looks at the five precepts.
We take a closer look at the art featured in the Spring 2018 issue of Buddhadharma: The Practitioner’s Quarterly.
Renunciation is about more than just doing without things. It’s the beautiful realization that you already have everything you need.
Embrace the ritual forms of Buddhist practice, says Buddhadharma deputy editor Koun Franz — you can’t escape them anyway.
Koun Franz introduces a forum from the Spring 2017 issue of “Buddhadharma” by sharing what ethics has meant in his own practice.
If the new film Arrival had you thinking about “Zen circles,” you’re not the only one. Buddhadharma Deputy Editor Koun Franz on the happy accident of the film’s unique approach to alien communication.
Sister Peace shares why she gave it all up to pursue enlightenment the old-fashioned way to practice and study the dharma full-time.
On a drive home, Koun Franz’s son gives a fleeting discourse on the physicality of spiritual practice.
As we moved from Japan to Nova Scotia, we found ourselves in Hawaii, a place that is a world entirely without category for our kids.