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.
Without compassion, everyone is worse off. Zen teacher Roshi Joan Halifax comments on the Trump administration’s family separation policy.
One year after his death, Funie Hsu reflects on honoring the legacy of Aaron Lee, known to many as the “Angry Asian Buddhist.”
How have Buddhists become implicated in one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world? Randy Rosenthal looks through history to understand how a religion of peace has become a justification for violence.