Randeep Purewall says it’s time to define Buddhist political philosophy. He proposes four core components for a political philosophy informed by the dharma.
Buddhism is a religion of peace. So why do some monks carry guns and preach hatred? In this conversation with Lion’s Roar, religious studies professor Michael Jerryson says that, if you look closely, “violence abounds” in Buddhist doctrine.
You may fail to change the system, says Courtney E. Martin, but it’s a good failure if you’ve made life a little kinder or more beautiful.
Tynette Deveaux talks to Buddhist Extinction Rebellion (XR) activist Mark Ovland about his decision to join the XR movement.
Avid mountaineer and former war reporter Dahr Jamail chronicles the world’s environmental crisis for his new book, “The End of Ice.”
Lama Willa Miller offers five meditations to help accept the truth of climate change, laying the ground for a skillful response.
David Loy makes clear what Buddhism offers in the face of climate change. From the Spring 2019 issue of Buddhadharma: The Practitioner’s Quarterly.
When the Buddha attained enlightenment, he touched the earth. If he touched it now, it would cry out in pain.
In this time of so much loss, says Joan Sutherland, we need to come to terms with grief.
Diversity is more than just representation. It’s about really meeting the needs of different communities. Pamela Ayo Yetunde suggests how Buddhism can address the mass incarceration of young black men and its terrible costs.