On February 3, 2009, the much-revered Chan Master Sheng Yen died on the way from the hospital to Dharma Drum Mountain. He was 79 years old.
Lieutenant Jeanette Shin is an American priest in the Jodo Shinshu tradition, and a Buddhist chaplain in the US military.
The following is from a series of essays on recovery as seen from the Buddhist perspective of the paramitas and the Brahma Viharas.
Barbara Gates and Wes Nisker, long-time editors of the long-running Buddhist journal Inquiring Mind, have just published The Best of Inquiring Mind: 25 Years of Dharma, Drama, and Uncommon Insight. Chris Faatz offers a nice review of the book at Powells.com: