Mark Unno looks at the rich history behind Pure Land Buddhism — the tradition based on the enlightened realm of Amida Buddha, the Buddha of Infinite Light.
Gloria Steinem and Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo talk about personal challenges they’ve faced, progress they’ve seen, and why there’s still more to be done.
Gloria Steinem: In reading about your life, I’ve been astounded by the degree to which we share certain parallels. We both had mothers who were very supportive of us and also very interested in spirituality. My mother was a theosophist. And so were both of my grandmothers. We both went to India, though in very different ways. I went to India for a couple of years after I graduated from college, mainly because I was trying not to get married.
Selected teachings from books by Thinley Norbu Rinpoche, the Nyingma lineage master considered to be an emanation of the 14th-century Nyingma master Longchenpa.
A Commentary by Rita M. Gross addressing her critics who have accused her of “genderizing the dharma.”
Samuel Bercholz, founder and chairman of Shambhala Publications, fondly recalls the life and teaching of Thinley Norbu Rinpoche.
After years of treating her depression with medication and therapy, Kiera Van Gelder turned to Buddhist practice to heal.
Many Buddhists feel political and social engagement is an integral part of their practice. A forum on skillful strategies to benefit society.
After twenty-one years of intensive study, Kelsang Wangmo, a German-born Tibetan Buddhist nun, has become the first woman to receive the prestigious geshe degree. In this report from 2012, Amy Yee recounts her unlikely and courageous journey.
Dzogchen and Mahamudra, the Great Perfection and the Great Seal, are powerful meditative systems for revealing the nature of mind.
Dogen’s seminal teaching, The Genjo Koan, translated by Robert Aitken and Kazuaki Tanahashi.