Daigengna Duoer reviews “The Life of Jamgom Kongtrul the Great” by Alexander Gardner, “The Circle of the Way” by Barbara O’Brien, and more for the Winter 2019 issue of Buddhadharma.
“Spring and Autumn Annals” is the vibrant story of a decade-long friendship, interspersed with the author’s memories of her childhood in Brooklyn.
We recommend some great books by LGBTQ Buddhist teachers and practitioners.
We review “The Magnanimous Heart: Compassion & Love, Loss & Grief, Joy & Liberation” by Narayan Helen Liebenson.
In “The Little Book of Being,” Diana Winston—using straightforward, secular language—explains how to cultivate natural awareness.
We review “The Most Important Point: Zen Teachings of Edward Espe Brown” edited by Danny S. Parker.
In The Art of Simple Living, Shunmyo Masuno offers pithy tips on how to increase our feelings of well-being by making some seemingly small changes in how we approach life.
We review “Matters of Vital Interest: A Forty-Year Friendship with Leonard Cohen” by Eric Lerner.
Lion’s Roar reviews “In Love with the World: A Monk’s Journey Through the Bardos of Living and Dying.”
Daigengna Duoer reviews “Love on Every Breath” by Lama Palden Drolma, “Green Buddhism” by Stephanie Kaza, “Just Enough” by Gesshin Greenwood, and more.