More than two-and-a-half centuries ago, Mahapajapati Gotami, the Buddha’s aunt, set a precedent for the women’s rights.
Sharon Salzberg and Rev. angel Kyodo williams discuss how we can bring spirituality and politics together to build a more just and compassionate society.
Lama Willa Miller offers five meditations to help accept the truth of climate change, laying the ground for a skillful response.
If you ignore power, you ignore powerful Buddhist teachings. Pema Khandro Rinpoche says that Buddhism teaches us how to be powerful and compassionate at the same time.
A representative from the organization says mindfulness practices “are clearly antithetical to the Christian religion.”
After the Muslim ban was instituted, Buddhist scholar and priest Jeff Wilson vowed to renounce his attendance at conferences in the USA. As a society, he says, it is imperative that we stop hiding behind borders.
Last week, a prominent Buddhist teacher defended Aung San Suu Kyi, the Buddhist Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Myanmar civilian leader, against allegations that she is party to genocide. Khin Mai Aung explains why that defense doesn’t hold up.
The classic Zen concept of “beginner’s mind” is finding popularity in American business circles. Minh Do looks at what that means for Buddhism.
When his community’s beloved retreat center burned to the ground, Anam Thubten took it as a teaching on impermanence.
David Ige — one of America’s most prominent Buddhist politicians — on immigration, climate change, and compassion in governance.