Rinchen Khando Choegyal fights the second-class status of female monastics in Tibetan Buddhism.
The Chinese government has enacted new policies that require Tibetan monastics to promote the Communist Party.
The prolific Zen teacher Bernie Glassman died Sunday morning in Massachusetts. A number of Buddhist teachers have taken to social media to share their appreciation for and memories of Glassman, a vibrant character who had a significant influence on American dharma.
The Zen master, spaceship engineer, social entrepreneur, interfaith activist, and clown devoted his life to “penetrating mysteries” and immersing himself in the unknown.
On October 26, Thich Nhat Hanh traveled back to his homeland to spend the remainder of his life at the pagoda where he was ordained.
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.
Lodi Gyari was the Dalai Lama’s chief diplomat in the United States and, later, China.
Jezebel on Wednesday published details of what it says is the 44-page report of the third-party investigation commissioned by the Against the Stream Buddhist organization into allegations against its founder, Noah Levine.
The sometimes controversial Buddhist teacher founded Triratna — one of the most popular sects of Buddhism in England — and helped established Ambedkarite Buddhism, which has millions of followers in India.
Konjin Gaelyn Godwin Roshi has been appointed the director of the Soto Zen Buddhism International Center — the first Westerner and first woman to hold the role. Tenku Ruff explains the importance of the appointment.