Tynette Deveaux

Tynette Deveaux

Tynette Deveaux is the former editor of Buddhadharma.

Recent Articles

Wherever We Find Ourselves on the Path

The opening commentary from the Spring 2021 issue of Buddhadharma.

Blooming in the Bardo

Buddhadharma editor Tynette Deveaux asks "Is it possible that collectively we might emerge from this bardo with a sense of blooming?"

The Real Source of Happiness

The Buddhist teachings on the jhana states contain a secret about where positive emotions really come from. Allen Weiss explains.

Extinction Rebellion activist Mark Ovland on bringing climate activism & Buddhism together

Tynette Deveaux talks to Buddhist Extinction Rebellion (XR) activist Mark Ovland about his decision to join the XR movement.

About the art in the Spring 2018 issue of Buddhadharma

We take a closer look at the art featured in the Spring 2018 issue of Buddhadharma: The Practitioner's Quarterly.

Buddha in darkness.

Commentary: Sexual Misconduct Is No Joke

To victims of sexual misconduct, writes Buddhadharma editor Tynette Deveaux, "we stand with you."

We’re Just Getting Started

Buddhadharma editor Tynette Deveaux reflects on the last fifteen years of the magazine, and reveals the exciting changes to come.

Kagyu Thubten Choling (Now Palpung Thubten Choling) addresses sangha about Lama Norlha Rinpoche’s sexual misconduct with students

On April 12, 2017, Kagyu Thubten Choling monastery held a meeting to inform their community about Lama Norlha Rinpoche’s sexual misconduct with students.

Buddhadharma Cover, Free the Dharma.

It’s Our Journey, Too

Buddhadharma's editor shares her admiration for the varied voices of Buddhism in today’s world.

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6 great Buddhist books for kids

Buddhadharma editor Tynette Deveaux has son who, over the years, has enjoyed many great bedtime stories.

Confronting Abuse of Power Buddhism Sangha Guru Buddhadharma Lion's Roar

No More Secrets

We took our time getting to the issue of abuse in Buddhist sanghas—perhaps too long. In hindsight, I wish we had talked sooner.

The Challenges Ahead

Two hundred teachers gathered for a Buddhist Teachers Council to discuss the future of Buddhism in the West. A forum on the key issues.

A visit to the Chan Meditation Center in New York

Tynette Deveaux, editor of Buddhadharma, profiles the Chan Meditation Center in Queens, NY, founded by Chan Master Sheng Yen.

Master Sheng Yen’s Death Poem

Dr. Jimmy Yu (Guogu), on behalf of Master Sheng Yen's Dharma Drum Sangha, shares Master Sheng Yen's last teaching: his death poem.