It Will Never Add Up
Nagarjuna’s four propositions prove that our ordinary calculations will always fall short. Judy Roitman explains the math of the Middle Way.
In Search of the Real Buddha
Buddhist scholar Peter Harvey examines the facts, myths, and deeper truths of the Buddha’s life story.
The Three Bodies of the Buddha
Shakyamuni Buddha was much more than an ordinary being who attained enlightenment, says Nyoshul Khenpo Rinpoche. He explains how to view the Buddha through the lens of the three kayas.
Forum: The Road Ahead
Gen X teachers from across traditions are changing the vision and landscape of American Buddhism—Rod Owens, Tenku Ruff, Nina la Rosa, and Dave Smith discuss how. Introduction by Sumi Loundon Kim.
Can We Awaken to the Ecological Crisis?
Buddhists have often been slow to open their eyes to the problem of climate change, says David Loy. He examines key Buddhist teachings to try to understand why.
Following his recent trip to the Vatican, where he took part in Buddhist–Catholic dialogues, Hozan Alan Senauke shares a vision for how Buddhists might come together to establish their own equivalent of the Social Gospel.
Many Buddhists, One Buddhadharma? by Melissa Myozen Blacker
The Dharma Should Disturb You, John Peacock
Press Pause, Thich Nhat Hanh
A Seamless Heart, Thanissara
Wouldn’t You Rather Stay Home? Zen Master Soeng Hyang (Barbara Rhodes)
A Most Amazing Purification, Lama Zopa Rinpoche
The Form Police, Zenkei Blanche Hartman
Ask the Teachers
Is enlightenment off limits to laypeople? Narayan Helen Liebenson, Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche, and Sallie Jiko Tisdale respond.
Bamiyan’s Buddhas Rise Again
Pictures and videos online: “Afghanistan’s giant Buddhas rise again with 3D light projection“
After Buddhism: Rethinking the Dharma for a Secular Age by Stephen Batchelor, reviewed by Roger Jackson
Love and Liberation by Sarah Jacoby, reviewed by Rita M. Gross
A Historical Atlas of Tibet, by Karl E. Ryavec
Greek Buddha: Pyrrho’s Encounter with Early Buddhism in Central Asia, by Christopher Beckwith
The Buddha on Wall Street, by Vaddhaka Linn
The All-Pervading Melodious Drumbeat, by Ra Yeshe Senge
Buddhisms: An Introduction, by John S. Strong
The Chan Whip Anthology, by Jeffrey L. Broughton
Strand of Jewels, by Khetsun Sangpo Rinpoche
I Am the Snake, Too, Lawrence Souder