Mark Unno reviews “American Sutra: A Story of Faith and Freedom in the Second World War” by Duncan Williams.
The vast majority of American Buddhists are of Asian heritage, yet they are too often ignored, mispresented, and even looked down upon. Chenxing Han offers four ways we can start to heal the great divide in American Buddhism.
For much of the 19th and 20th centuries, Buddhism was considered a threat to America. Hondo Lobley interviews scholar Duncan Williams about what we might want to remember from that time.
The garden, made of granulated beet sugar, pays tribute to the experience of Japanese Canadians forced to work on sugar beet farms.
Funie Hsu says it’s time we recognize the contributions of Asian American Buddhists and address the racism and cultural appropriation that marginalizes their ongoing role in transmitting the dharma in the West.
As his cancer goes from bad to worse, the anonymous blogger known as the “Angry Asian Buddhist” strives to accept the absurdity of life.
Buddhadharma editor Tynette Deveaux on a “challenging but important” recent article that touched a nerve, and one Buddhist teacher’s own response to it.
“After being asleep for more than 1000 years,” Indonesia’s lineage of fully ordained female Theravada monastics has “bounced back.”
In the foothills nestled among the many sugarcane fields that blanket the plains of Uthai Thani, Thailand, stands the red roof of Wat Pa Sak Thong’s temple.