David Ige — one of America’s most prominent Buddhist politicians — on immigration, climate change, and compassion in governance.
Without compassion, everyone is worse off. Zen teacher Roshi Joan Halifax comments on the Trump administration’s family separation policy.
Six Buddhist teachers interpret the outcomes of Tuesday’s election through the lens of Buddhist wisdom.
As Rosa Sabido continues to seek sanctuary in a church to avoid deportation, she remains grateful to her supporters, including a Zen chaplain who became a good friend.
The letter urges Buddhists across America to “express your commitment and respect for the innate dignity and worth of all” by voting in the midterm elections on November 6.
Pema Chödrön offers a talk on bravery, fearlessness, warriorship, and smiling.
City life offers many opportunities to practice kindness. Dzigar Kongtrül Rinpoche on how urban living can open our hearts.
In this commentary from the Fall 2018 issue of Buddhadharma: The Practitioner’s Quarterly, Roshi Joan Halifax reflects on the idea of “wise hope” and why we should open ourselves to it.
The practice of love, says bell hooks, is the most powerful antidote to the politics of domination.
When the Buddha attained enlightenment, he touched the earth. If he touched it now, it would cry out in pain.