The Fall 2016 issue of Buddhadharma: The Practitioner’s Quarterly is available now. Below is a preview of what you’ll find in the magazine.
How to Be a Bodhisattva
In Accord with All Time
If you know yourself as the unity of past, present, and future, says Geoffrey Shugen Arnold, then you see you’re right where you ought to be.
Do You Know Your True Face?
Lama Rod Owens says we need to look honestly at who we are, in all our complexity. This is especially vital for those who teach the dharma.
You’re Ready Enough
Wherever you find yourself, says Pema Khandro Rinpoche, that’s the starting point of the bodhisattva path—all you need to do is take that first step.
Forum: Awakening to the Cries of the World
Venerable Pannavati, Anne Klein, and Ejo McMullen on the possibilities and challenges of the bodhisattva path. Introduction by Taigen Dan Leighton.
I Vow Not to Burn Out
Mushim Patricia Ikeda says it’s not enough to help others. You have to take care of yourself too.
A Lifetime of Insight
Jake Davis recalls the legacy of Burmese meditation master Sayadaw U Pandita, including his influence on the Western Insight movement.
Get Very, Very Close
Sayadaw U Pandita’s instructions for satipatthana vipassana.
Open View, Solid Ground
The non-partisan view of rimay, championed by Jamgon Kongtrul, has strongly influenced Tibetan Buddhism in the West. But as Alexander Gardner explains, this view has also been widely misunderstood.
Shaping Buddhadharma’s Future, by Ben Moore
A Gentle Roar: Zenkei Blanche Hartman, by Zenju Earthlyn Manuel
Ask the Teachers
What if I’m practicing for myself?
See also: Click through our previous Ask the Teachers online.
Dream Yoga by Andrew Holecek
Great Doubt by Jeff Shore
Dharma King: The Life of The 16th Karmapa from KTD Publications
Readings of the Vessantara Jataka by Steven Collins
Gods of Medieval Japan by Bernard Faure
Arya Tara Practice Manual by Khenpo Lama Migmar Tseten
The Meditator’s Dilemma by Bill Morgan
The Spirit of Tibetan Buddhism by Sam van Schaik
Threads from My Past, by Carl Hultman