Kathok Getse Rinpoche, the seventh head of the Nyingma School of Tibetan Buddhism, has died, Tibet Sun reports. He was 64.
The two most senior surviving leaders of the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia were found guilty of genocide in court Friday.
The prolific Zen teacher Bernie Glassman died Sunday morning in Massachusetts. A number of Buddhist teachers have taken to social media to share their appreciation for and memories of Glassman, a vibrant character who had a significant influence on American dharma.
Each Friday, we share three topical longreads in our Weekend Reader newsletter. This week, LionsRoar.com’s associate editor Lilly Greenblatt looks at the bodhisattva of compassion, Kuan Yin.
The letter urges Buddhists across America to “express your commitment and respect for the innate dignity and worth of all” by voting in the midterm elections on November 6.
The world’s largest collection of Tibetan Buddhist literature is now available on the Internet Archive.
New York Zendo Shobo-ji (NYZ), one of the first Zen Buddhist temples established in the West, will mark its 50th anniversary with a three-day celebration this weekend, September 14 to 16.
An independent investigation into allegations against the Tibetan Buddhist teacher Sogyal Rinpoche, founder of the Rigpa community, has found that he committed acts of “serious physical, sexual, and emotional abuse.”
The 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje announced Monday that he plans to return to India following his year-long stay in the United States for medical reasons.
A Buddhist temple in Hancock County, Ohio was destroyed by fire on Friday night. No one was injured in the fire.