Musician and visual artist Laurie Anderson has lent her voice to perhaps her most outwardly Buddhism-influenced project yet.
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.
A lifelong outsider, Roshi Pat Enkyo O’Hara leads a warm and engaged Zen community in New York’s Greenwich Village. Lindsay Kyte profiles one of Buddhism’s leading teachers.
Two religious scholars who specialize in Buddhism are part of a cohort that has been awarded a grant to spend the next five years looking at sexual abuse in religious communities.
One-fifth of survey respondents incorrectly said that Buddhists believe in an “immortal soul,” and most said they don’t personally know a Buddhist.
The research will explore how to cultivate empathy and compassion in medical professionals.
“Creating Joy In Community,” the first residential retreat for transgender people, welcomes members of the transgender, gender nonconforming, genderqueer, and non-binary community to join together and cultivate “trans joy.”
Last night, Lion’s Roar hosted “Black American Buddhists on Activism and Community” at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York City.
We review “Where’s Buddha?” by Marisa Aragón Ware.