Sonam Kachru reviews C. V. Jones’ “The Buddhist Self.”
Asian American Buddhist communities have for years been dismissed by “convert” Buddhists for carrying “cultural baggage.” Nalika Gajaweera says the response should not be to let it go but to claim it as a mark of cultural responsibility.
How do we take refuge in sangha? For Buddhadharma editor Koun Franz, it’s all about embracing change.
We base our lives on seeking happiness and avoiding suffering, but the best thing we can do for ourselves is to turn this whole way of thinking upside down.
Rapper and musician Born I Music shares the inspiration behind his new album, “In This Moment.”
Nancy Chu talks to Ruth Ozeki about her creative process, the power of grief, and what it’s like growing up mixed-race in America.
Buddhist funeral traditions around the world help both the dead and their loved ones let go and move on.
When we practice mindfulness of breath, says Judy Lief, we connect to the reality that birth and death are happening in every moment.
TV character Ted Lasso embodies what we need right now: goodness. In a world of antiheroes, says Jennifer Keishin Armstrong, he just wants to make us better people.
The writer’s job, says Pico Iyer, is to watch his moods and thoughts, as captivating yet passing as the seasons, and decide which are worth sharing.