When Judy Roitman learned her favorite dharma text was actually a patchwork of phrases and poems lifted from other sources, she started looking into the authorship of Buddhist texts. What she found surprised her.
There are two ways to understand dependent origination, teaches Ajahn Buddhadasa. But only one leads to liberation.
Roger Jackson reviews “Heart of the Great Perfection: Dudjom Lingpa’s Visions of the Great Perfection,” Vol. 1 by B. Alan Wallace.
Doshin Nathan Woods considers what it means to stand arm in arm as part of our Buddhist practice.
Koun Franz explains what ethics has meant in his own practice.
Rory Lindsay reviews “The Buddha’s Teachings on Social and Communal Harmony,” “For Nirvana: 108 Zen Sijo Poems,” and more.
The Spring 2017 issue of Buddhadharma is available now. Here is a preview of what you’ll find in the magazine.
Bhikkhu Bodhi urges Buddhists to be visible advocates of peace, basic sanity, and social justice — causes that, he argues, transcend party politics.