In our Weekend Reader newsletter, Rod Meade Sperry looks at how we can contribute toward a world with less suffering.
For a long time, Dorotea Mendoza hid her Marxism from her fellow Buddhists and her Buddhism from her activist comrades. Finally, as the dialecticians say, she resolved the contradiction.
Greg Snyder on how to reclaim the grace and humanity that our access to guns has led us to squander.
Matthew Gindin reviews “If You Meet the Buddha On the Road: Buddhism, Politics and Violence” by Michael Jerryson.
Is the ethnic cleansing in Myanmar rooted in religion, or is it fundamentally a manifestation of secular right-wing nationalism? Khin Mai Aung looks at the role of Buddhism in Myanmar’s ongoing genocide.
On Saturday, dozens of Buddhist priests and teachers joined a protest against the detention of migrant children at Fort Sill, Oklahoma.
In the first issue of our 40th anniversary series, we ask: what is Buddhism’s most important message moving forward?
A Buddhist memorial service coordinated by Duncan Ryuken Williams will be held at a protest against migrant detention at Fort Sill on July 20.
These short verses bring awareness, peace, and joy to simple activities, and remind us that Earth provides us with precious gifts every day.
A collection of teachings from, profiles on, and conversations with LGBTQ folks in Buddhism.