We believe that growth can be endless, that consumption need have no limits, that meaning is found in things, that aggression brings peace. Margaret Wheatley asks: What happened to our ideals?
In this archive article from the Fall 2007 issue of Buddhadharma, ten Buddhist teachers, scholars, and writers recommend great Buddhist books.
David Loy makes clear what Buddhism offers in the face of climate change. From the Spring 2019 issue of Buddhadharma: The Practitioner’s Quarterly.
Arts & Culture
We are all one and the same. This is the experience of Zen. So teaches Shodo Harada Roshi in his book of original calligraphies.
Each Friday, we share three topical longreads in our Weekend Reader newsletter. This week, LionsRoar.com editor Sam Littlefair reflects on the Buddhist themes in The Matrix, 20 years after the film’s release.
On April 15, a fire consumed a three-storey renovated barn at Tsogyelgar Dharma Center, destroying the shrine room on the top floor.
On April 22, East Bay Meditation Center will host “The Power of Compassion,” a benefit event led by Tara Brach.
The vast majority of American Buddhists are of Asian heritage, yet they are too often ignored, mispresented, and even looked down upon. Chenxing Han offers four ways we can start to heal the great divide in American Buddhism.
The Dalai Lama offered condolences to the Christchurch victims and the people of New Zealand. In America, the Buddhist Peace Fellowship penned an open letter expressing solidarity with Muslims around the world.
We review “Ecodharma: Buddhist Teachings for the Ecological Crisis” by David R. Loy.
In the Spring 2019 issue of Buddhadharma, Annabella Pitkin reviews “A Critique of Western Buddhism: Ruins of the Buddhist Real” by Glenn Wallis.
Teachers & Centers
Fort Austin in Plymouth, England, is currently a rundown historic site, but it may soon become a Buddhist temple.
The statue was erected last week in rural Alberta, Canada, as a symbol of awakening.