“No one who has ever touched liberation could possibly want anything other than liberation for everyone,” says Rev. angel Kyodo williams. She shares why we must each fully commit to our own path liberation, for the benefit of all.
Larry Yang takes an honest look at what it means to be a dharma teacher who hasn’t been, and doesn’t imagine ever being, enlightened.
The Gandharan Buddhist manuscripts are leading scholars to rethink the origins of Mahayana Buddhism. Richard Salomon looks at what we can learn from the recently-unearthed texts.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama takes an in-depth look at how we can work with anger and hatred in our practice.
Elizabeth Monson invites us to consider how the natural world can do far more than provide us with a peaceful environment for meditation.
David Loy makes clear what Buddhism offers in the face of climate change. From the Spring 2019 issue of Buddhadharma: The Practitioner’s Quarterly.
Justin Whitaker reviews “American Dharma: Buddhism Beyond Modernity” by Ann Gleig.
In the Spring 2019 issue of Buddhadharma, Annabella Pitkin reviews “A Critique of Western Buddhism: Ruins of the Buddhist Real” by Glenn Wallis.
Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo, Nikki Mirghafori, and Gyokei Yokoyama answer the question: “We are encouraged to dedicate the merit of our practice to all beings. It’s a beautiful idea, but what effect, if any, does it really have? And can you offer something you’re not sure you even have?”
We take a closer look at the art featured in the Spring 2019 issue of Buddhadharma: The Practitioner’s Quarterly.