Rev. Kenjitsu Nakagaki wants to educate the West about the history of the manji, a counterclockwise swastika that means “good fortune” in Japanese.
When Jan Chozen Bays noticed purveyors of commercial products appropriating the word “Zen,” she responded with an open letter published in the Fall 2002 Buddhadharma.
In a new video, a Christian pastor, a Jewish rabbi, and a Buddhist priest sit down with a chemist, a paleontologist, and a volcanologist to discuss life’s big questions.
Randy Rosenthal talks to scholar Glenn Wallis about his thought-provoking new book” A Critique of Western Buddhism: Ruins of the Buddhist Real.”
The characters in “Mad Men” are like hungry ghosts, says Rod Meade Sperry, endlessly consuming liquor, drugs — and each other.
Developer Ravi Mishra hopes his new app, Awaken, will help meditators examine social issues.
In his graphic novel, Dream in Thin Air, Michael Nybrandt explains how he started the Tibet National Football Team to help the Tibetan people showcase their national pride.
In the November issue of Lion’s Roar magazine, eight practitioners discuss the Buddhist themes in their favorite TV shows. Between compassion, reality, and the cause of suffering, there’s lots to contemplate in Here and Now, says Jessica Pimentel.
In the November issue of Lion’s Roar magazine, eight practitioners discuss the Buddhist themes in their favorite TV shows. Just like samsara, Jennifer Keishin Armstrong notes, The Bachelor runs on delusion.
Keen observers might have noticed this Sanskrit reference many years ago, but recently J.K. Rowling made public that a key character is related to Buddhist deities.