Ty Phillips

Ty Phillips

Former big city bouncer turned pacifist and Buddhist, Ty Phillips is the co-founder of The Tattooed Buddha and a freelance author whose writing has been featured in The Good Men Project, Patheos, Elephant Journal, Rebelle, BeliefNet, and The Petoskey News. He is a long term Buddhist and a lineage holder, as well as a father to three amazing girls and a tiny dog named Fuzz.

Recent Articles

Where Is My Brother?

As his brother’s mind deteriorates, Cary Groner grapples with troubling questions about the ephemerality of the self.

Five Precepts Parenting Children Buddhism Lion's Roar Ty Phillips

Dharma for Moms and Dads

Ty Phillips looks at the Five Precepts—the ethical code of dedicated Buddhist practitioners—and finds five powerful guidelines every parent could use.