Convert Buddhism has a class problem: it appeals mostly to a narrow demographic of well-off college graduates. Buddhist scholar Ann Gleig offers some class consciousness to help Buddhism drop the barriers and benefit many more people.
The Pema Chödrön Foundation has granted the deed to the residential property that they purchased for Pema Chöling to the community.
A panel of women teachers from different Buddhist traditions share their insights into being a female teacher and leader in today’s world.
For our 40th anniversary, Lion’s Roar is looking forward to the next 40 years of Buddhism over the course of six issues. In the second issue, Melvin McLeod looks at the importance of diversity in the development of modern Buddhism.
Good intentions aren’t enough. The culture of the community must make diversity a reality. Crystal Johnson on the hard work of building a culture of “radical inclusion” at East Bay Meditation Center.
The vast majority of American Buddhists are of Asian heritage, yet they are too often ignored, mispresented, and even looked down upon. Chenxing Han offers four ways we can start to heal American Buddhism.
Buddhist teachers and practitioners of Black African descent will come together at Spirit Rock for a two-day non-residential retreat, The Gathering II.
Tibetan Buddhist teacher Sogyal Rinpoche, who faced multiple accusations of physical and sexual abuse, has died.
Buddhadharma editor Tynette Deveaux introduces the Fall 2019 women’s issue in our Weekend Reader newsletter.
The Little Spirits Garden in British Columbia gives parents “spirit houses” to memorialize children lost in miscarriage and stillbirth.