In this week’s Weekend Reader newlestter, LionsRoar.com’s Lilly Greenblatt looks at the importance of resting body and mind.
Over 100 Buddhists teachers and leaders have signed an open letter to the Buddhist community across the United States encouraging them to join in a nationwide effort to register to vote.
Vesak, also known as “Buddha Day,” marks the birth, enlightenment, and death of the historical Buddha, Siddhartha Gautama. This year, it falls on May 7.
Jack Kornfield shares a new talk and guided meditation to help us navigate the global anxiety of the coronavirus pandemic with courage.
A new piece from Time authored by the Dalai Lama urges our global responsibility to exercise compassion and help where we can through the coronavirus crisis.
A new organization-fueled effort seeks to bring Buddhists together for a relief project “in an effort to generate the resources to help our healthcare workers,” starting with FDA-approved facemasks.
The simple act of washing your hands helps you to take care of yourself and the world around you. Trudy Goodman shares her instructions.
Due to the current outbreak of coronavirus affecting over 100 countries, many Buddhist centers are taking precautions to protect against the virus and its spread.
Daisaku Ikeda, president of the Buddhist organization Soka Gakkai International (SGI), which describes itself as a “worldwide Buddhist network promoting peace, culture, and education,” has issued “Toward Our Shared Future: Constructing an Era of Human Solidarity,” his 38th annual peace proposal. The proposal centers on tackling climate change, offering three commitments toward action against global warming. […]
Buddhist author and translator Sherab Chödzin Kohn died during the night of January 22 at his home in Boulder, Colorado.