When Diana Reynolds Roome brought home a thangka of Manjushri from Nepal she wondered, “How could I bring this great bodhisattva into my humdrum existence?”
Native American Buddhist teacher Bonnie Duran works to decolonize healthcare for Indigenous communities.
On the 55th anniversary of Thich Quang Duc’s self-immolation, Edward Tick shares what he has learned from his pilgrimages to the site of the famous protest.
Each Friday, we share three topical longreads in our Weekend Reader newsletter. This week, Buddhadharma editor Tynette Deveaux talks about the people who inspire us.
Venerable Pannavati, Anne Klein, and Ejo McMullen on the possibilities and challenges of the bodhisattva path. Introduction by Taigen Dan Leighton.
Rebecca Li, Kakumyo Lowe-Charde, and Myokei Caine-Barrett answer the question “How can one practice for the sake of all beings without inflating their ego?”
Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche on the bodhisattva path.
Pema Chödrön shows us how we can let go of self-centered worries and become a bodhisattva-warrior. It’s the greatest happiness of all.
Following Albert Camus’ lead, Radhule Weininger reconsiders the mythical sufferer as a joyful model for us all.
Rev. Daiken Nelson is bringing together his passions — Zen practice, social work, and cooking — to provide free culinary training to Harlem’s unemployed.