In his review of Geoffrey Barstow’s “The Faults of Meat,” Rory Lindsay examines the little-known teachings around vegetarianism in Tibetan Buddhism.
Spoken by the bodhisattva Maitreya, the Rice Seedling Sutra is one of the most important Buddhist sutras on the topic of dependent arising, the basic Buddhist doctrine that everything depends on something else for its existence. Introduction by Rory Lindsay. The Rice Seedling Sutra is one of the most important Buddhist sutras on the topic […]
Rory Lindsay reviews “Spontaneous Creativity,” by Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche, “In the Cool Shade of Compassion” by Kamala Tiyanavich, and more.
Rory Lindsay reviews “Training in Tenderness ,” by Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche, “Wisdom Rising” by Lama Tsultrim Allione, and more.
Rory Lindsay reviews “Catholicism and Zen” by Richard Bryan McDaniel; “The Life of My Teacher” by the Dalai Lama, and more.
Rory Lindsay reviews “The Revolutionary Life of Freda Bedi,” “The Suttanipata,” “Power Objects in Tibetan Buddhism,” and more.
Rory Lindsay reviews “The Buddha’s Teachings on Social and Communal Harmony,” “For Nirvana: 108 Zen Sijo Poems,” and more.
We review “When Awareness Becomes Natural,” “Inside Vasubandhu’s Yogacara,” “Passing Through the Gateless Barrier,” and more.
Rory Lindsay reviews “Dream Yoga,” “Gods of Medieval Japan,” “The Spirit of Tibetan Buddhism,” and more.
David M. DiValerio’s The Holy Madmen of Tibet (Oxford 2015) examines some of Tibetan history’s most fascinating figures. Diving straight into the grotesque for which these fifteenth- and sixteenth-century Kagyu “madmen” became known, DiValerio begins by describing Tsangnyon Heruka’s use of human remains as clothing and Drukpa Kunle’s verse about paying homage “not to the Buddha, […]