Ajahn Brahm performed the first Theravada nun ordination in Australia and the first in the Thai Forest Tradition.
In the July 2019 issue of Lion’s Roar, five people share their meaningful moments with the Dalai Lama. Here, Danielle LaPorte recalls her meeting with His Holiness.
A group of prominent Buddhist nuns has asked the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT) to launch an independent, third-party investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct against Tibetan Buddhist teacher Dagri Rinpoche.
A new report from Religion News Service details financial troubles facing the Shambhala Buddhist community in the wake of revelations of sexual misconduct by the head of Shambhala, Sakyong Mipham and several teachers in the community.
It takes training to realize we’re all responsible for the continuation of the dharma, says Cristina Moon.
An introduction to the life, books, and teachings of Sharon Salzberg, one of today’s best-known Buddhist teachers.
On April 15, a fire consumed a three-storey renovated barn at Tsogyelgar Dharma Center, destroying the shrine room on the top floor.
Fort Austin in Plymouth, England, is currently a rundown historic site, but it may soon become a Buddhist temple.
The statue was erected last week in rural Alberta, Canada, as a symbol of awakening.
The oldest lineage of Buddhism, Theravada is known for sharing the earliest recorded teachings of the Buddha. Building on this ancient lineage, Theravada today is innovative and diverse. Derek Pyle reports on the tapestry of communities that make up American Theravada.