Rev. Daiken Nelson is bringing together his passions — Zen practice, social work, and cooking — to provide free culinary training to Harlem’s unemployed.
Originally published in the January 1995 Shambhala Sun magazine, this interview finds Yauch after the release of Ill Communication, candidly talking about about hip-hop, hardcore, helping people, and his relationship to Buddhism’s Bodhisattva Vow.
On the Buddhist path, our intention deepens into commitment and then into vow. At that point, our intentions and our life become one.
Pema Chödrön offers her unique perspective on The Way of the Bodhisattva, and addresses how we free ourselves from powerful emotional spells.
By bringing victims and perpetrators together, she’s helping repair harm and turn lives around. Meet restorative justice expert sujatha baliga.
One of Buddhism’s most beloved bodhisattvas, and the embodiment of compassion, Kwan Yin is known as “she who hears the cries of the world.”
Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche explains; those who take the bodhisattva vow make one simple commitment: to put others first, holding nothing back for themselves.
Mark Tercek, CEO of The Nature Conservancy, finds common ground to work with others toward a better earth.
Ajahn Amaro examines the arguments for and against the arhat and bodhisattva ideals that define and too often divide the Buddhist traditions. He suggests a way out of the polarizing debate.
With a little pink ink, tattoo artist Amy Black helps breast cancer survivors reclaim their bodies.