Juhn Ahn reviews “Cultivating Original Enlightenment” by Robert E. Buswell Jr.
Katherine King reviews Spacious Minds: Trauma and Resilience in Tibetan Buddhism by Sara E. Lewis. Buddhism in the West is having a difficult time. With allegations of misconduct made against teachers in several of our communities, there is now widespread disillusionment and organizational chaos. Of course, similar problems exist in other faith traditions, and the […]
We review “The Barefoot King: A Story about Feeling Frustrated” by Andrew Jordan Nance; Illustrated by Olivia Holden.
Thich Nhat Hanh is able to boil mindfulness practices down to their absolute, universal basics, as these sample teachings make clear.
Michael Sheehy reviews “Why I Am Not a Buddhist,” by Evan Thompson.
Roger R. Jackson reviews “Buddhist Magic: Divination, Healing, and Enchantment Through the Ages” by Sam van Schaik.
In his review of Geoffrey Barstow’s “The Faults of Meat,” Rory Lindsay examines the little-known teachings around vegetarianism in Tibetan Buddhism.
“Big Love” is a comprehensive and evocative biography of Lama Thubten Yeshe, rich in historical and cultural context.
Thich Nhat Hanh says that mindfulness shows us the suffering of life and connects us with compassion.
Natalie Fisk Quli reviews “Buddhism and Whiteness,” edited by George Yancy and Emily McRae.