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Along Came a Tigress

Sara Lewis reviews "Inseparable Across Lifetimes: The Lives and Love Letters of Namtrul Rinpoche and Khandro Tare Lhamo," translated by Holly Gayley.

Enlightenment Has No Gender

Sara Lewis reviews "Buddhism beyond Gender: Liberation from Attachment to Identity" by Rita Gross. From the Spring 2018 issue of Buddhadharma.

Death of Master Sheng Yen

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.

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Buddhist Military Sangha: Reconnect with the Three Treasures

Lieutenant Jeanette Shin is an American priest in the Jodo Shinshu tradition, and a Buddhist chaplain in the US military.

Teachings from Meditation in Recovery: The Four Brahma Viharas

The following is from a series of essays on recovery as seen from the Buddhist perspective of the paramitas and the Brahma Viharas.

Best of Inquiring Mind: 25 Years of Dharma, Drama, and Uncommon Insight

Best of Inquiring Mind: 25 Years of Dharma, Drama, and Uncommon Insight

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:

Lama Zopa on Caring for Your Animals

Rinpoche had these general suggestions for ways students could care for pets in everyday life and at their death.