The Spring 2017 issue of Buddhadharma is available now. Preview the magazine contents and sample articles below.
Buddhist Ethics in the 21st Century
The relevance, social context, and blind spots in our practice of sila today.
The Heart of This Moment
The practice of metta doesn’t require an ambition to save the world, says Christina Feldman. It just requires us to bring forth kindness one moment at a time.
How Can No-Self Be Reborn?
Ajahn Buddhadasa challenged the Buddhist establishment with his unconventional interpretation of dependent co-arising. As his student Santikaro explains, he called into question the very notion of rebirth.
The Choice Is Yours
There are two ways to understand dependent origination, teaches Ajahn Buddhadasa. Only one leads to liberation.
Forum: Buddhist Ethics in the 21st Century
Ajahn Amaro, angel Kyodo williams, Pema Khandro Rinpoche, and Noah Levine explore the relevance, social context, and blind spots in our practice of sila today. Introduction by Koun Franz.
The Path of Solidarity
Doshin Nathan Woods considers what it means to stand arm in arm as part of our Buddhist practice.
There Is No Author
When Judy Roitman learned her favorite dharma text was actually a patchwork of phrases and poems lifted from other sources, she started looking into the authorship of Buddhist texts. What she found surprised her.
Let’s Stand Up Together by Bhikkhu Bodhi
No Temple Required, by Sam Littlefair
How Will You Greet the Tiger?, by the Seventeenth Karmapa
We Must Be the Ancestors, by Joan Sutherland
Keep This In Your Heart, by Longchenpa
What Are You Doing Here?, by Rebecca Li
Look At Your Resistance, by Sebene Selassie
Don’t Stop at Samadhi, by James Myoun Ford
Ask the Teachers
How do I reconcile parenting with nonattachment?
Heart of the Great Perfection by B. Allan Wallace; Review by Roger Jackson
Reviews by Rory Lindsay
The Buddha Before Buddhism: Wisdom from the Early Teachings, by Gil Fronsdal
Milarepa: Lessons from the Life and Songs of Tibet’s Great Yogi , edited by Judith Lief
The Buddha’s Teachings on Social and Communal Harmony, by Bhikkhu Bodhi
For Nirvana: 108 Zen Sijo Poems, by Cho Oh-Hyun, translated by Heinz Insu Fenkl
The Six Lamps: Secret Dzogchen Instructions of the Bön Tradition , by Jean-Luc Achard
The Eightfold Path, by Jikyo Cheryl Wolfer
Asian Traditions of Meditation, edited by Halvor Eifring
Get Off the Bus, by Casandra Luce