Steven D. Goodman

Steven D. Goodman

Steven D. Goodman studied under the noted Buddhist scholar Herbert Guenther, receiving a PhD in Far Eastern Studies in 1984. He went on to be awarded a Rockefeller Fellowship at Rice University to study Tibetan mystical poetry. Today, he is the program director of Asian philosophies and cultures at California Institute for Integral Studies in San Francisco. His new book is The Buddhist Psychology of Awakening. He passed away on August 3, 2020.

Recent Articles

Why Should I Care about the Abhidharma?

At first glance, the Abhidharma, with all its lists and analysis, may not seem so inviting. But give it another look, says Steven D. Goodman — it explains the entire world.

The Poetry of Authentic Presence

A Cascading Waterfall of Nectar, by Thinley Norbu. Reviewed by Steven Goodman.

Lion's Roar

Profile: Death of a Pioneer

The famous Buddhist scholar Herbert Guenther passed away on March 11, in Saskatchewan, at the age of 88. "Engagement with what matters" was his motto.