Book reviews by Joie Szu-Chiao Chen from the Fall 2020 issue of Buddhadharma: The Practitioner’s Quarterly.
Katherine King reviews Spacious Minds: Trauma and Resilience in Tibetan Buddhism by Sara E. Lewis. Buddhism in the West is having a difficult time. With allegations of misconduct made against teachers in several of our communities, there is now widespread disillusionment and organizational chaos. Of course, similar problems exist in other faith traditions, and the […]
Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche (1920–1996) on the differences between Mahamudra and Dzogchen—and the relationship between them.
In order to shed light on the realities of climate change, says Ajahn Sucitto, first we should get more comfortable with the darkness.
Lama Willa Miller explores the idea of “entanglement,” coming to the conclusion that the opposite of attachment isn’t detachment — it’s intimacy.
To mark the fiftieth anniversary of Shunryu Suzuki Roshi‘s Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind, we present two teachings from the book, alongside testimonials from Buddhist teachers.
Falling in love is easy, but staying in love takes work. Thich Nhat Hanh offers advice for cultivating a relationship that’s loving and strong.
A roundtable discussion with Gil Fronsdal, Michael Liebenson Grady and Marcia Rose. Introduction by Thanissaro Bhikkhu
What do you cling to? Let it go, says Ajahn Jayasaro, and you’ll discover something profound.
Michael Sheehy reviews “Why I Am Not a Buddhist,” by Evan Thompson.