Meditation wasn’t designed to heal psychological wounds, explains Debra Flics. She cautions not to see it as a replacement for psychotherapy.
Norman Fischer looks at the koan “Dasui’s Aeonic Fire” and takes on the end of the world. It’s happening right now, he says, but probably not in the way that you think.
Emptiness without wisdom can lead to nihilism, explains Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche. That’s why we have the teachings on buddhanature.
Bodhin Kjolhede, JoAnna Harper, and Repa Dorje Odzer answer the question “Should I meditate if I can’t stop thinking about porn?”
Paul L. Swanson reviews “The Lotus Sutra: A Biography” by Donald S. Lopez, Jr. From the Summer 2017 issue of Buddhadharma.
Rory Lindsay reviews “The Revolutionary Life of Freda Bedi,” “The Suttanipata,” “Power Objects in Tibetan Buddhism,” and more.
Jodo Shinsu minister Jeff Wilson on why teaching children the dharma is genuine bodhisattva work.
The Summer 2017 issue of Buddhadharma is available now. Here is a preview of what you’ll find in the magazine.
Gelek Rimpoche passed away in February at the age of 77. Dimitri Ehrlich remembers his teacher’s generosity.
Pamela Ayo Yetunde reviews “A Thousand Hands: A Guidebook to Caring for Your Buddhist Community.” From the Summer 2017 issue of Buddhadharma.