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.
Joie Szu-Chiao Chen reviews “The First Free Women” by Matty Weingast, “Tsongkhapa” by Thupten Jinpa, “Dharma Matters” by Jan Willis, and more.
A conversation with scholar Evan Thompson about his new book “Why I Am Not A Buddhist” and why Western Buddhism could use more non-Buddhist friends.
Can you recommend some Buddhist books by and for people of color? We answer your questions about Buddhism and meditation.