During Upaya Zen Center’s November 6th’s Jukai and Tokudo ceremony Roshi Joan Halifax took a few moments to acknowledge the the US presidential election.
In our Weekend Reader newsletter, Rod Meade Sperry explores Buddhist wisdom for ditching negative habits.
It is with profound sorrow we report that legendary poet, songwriter and artist, Leonard Cohen has passed away.
Reed’s death being a hoax was a hoax itself; Reed, who had had an emergency liver transplant in May, had indeed passed. He was 71.
Plum Village reports that Thich Nhat Hanh’s health “currently remains stable, thanks to the love and care of his medical team and monastic attendants.”
The graphic designer Milton Glaser died on June 26th on his 91st birthday. His work supported many Buddhism-related causes throughout his life.
A new 11-track album featuring His Holiness the Dalai Lama reciting mantras and leading short teachings will be released on July 6.
A buzzword, a hashtag, or something much, much more? Lion’s Roar’s Rod Meade Sperry explores the real meaning of mindfulness.
This new video shares a “special message to the world” from the 14th Dalai Lama, read by his friend Archbishop Desmond Tutu.
The documentary film “Into the Heart of the Mountain,” follows Roshi Joan Halifax on her path to empower women and indigenous people to preserve their culture via Upaya’s Nomads Clinic.