In this excerpt from her new book co-edited with Cheryl A. Giles, “Black and Buddhist,” Pamela Ayo Yetunde offers advice for POC considering entering a dharma community, and shares the importance of utilizing Right Intention when doing so.
Randy Rosenthal interviews the award-winning translator, whose new book, “China Root,” goes deep into the Taoist origins of Chan (Zen).
Tracy Franz on a diverse and inspiring selection of new Buddhist books.
Tracy Franz on some timely themes in new books and media.
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.