Roger Jackson Yetunde reviews “Unfortunate Destiny: Animals in the Indian Buddhist Imagination” by Reiko Ohnuma.
In this excerpt from the new book “The Dharma of Dogs,” Zen teacher Roshi Joan Halifax recalls her good fortune with four-legged friends.
There’s no doubt that “merit release” is a noble effort. But is it good for the animals?
Animals feel suffering and want to live—just like us. Why do we withhold our compassion and kill these sentient beings by the billions?
Cats in temples — what more could you want? Photographer David Wooster has launched a Kickstarter to showcase the adorable residents of Thai temples.
In this monochromatic moment, as birds take flight, dark lines dissolve into textures. It’s a rich example of fresh seeing.
Sylvia Boorstein tries to reconcile her benevolent heart and her murderous thoughts about unrelenting woodpeckers.
Konchog Norbu looks into how Buddhists are making the Buddhist practice of “life release” more environmentally sound.
Some welcome news has surfaced from China about measures to shut down ivory smuggling and change its citizens’ attitude toward ivory.
The massacre of wild African elephants for the illegal ivory trade continues virtually unabated, according to a study released this week.