Vishnu Sridharan points out a blind spot in Western Buddhism — South Asia is exorcized, while Buddhism’s origins in South Asian culture are ignored.
Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche offers a fresh teaching on “phowa” practice and how navigating the various transitions in our lives, including the very small ones, lays a foundation for navigating the much bigger ones when they come.
Sebene Selassie, Rose Taylor Goldfield, and Guo Gu respond to the question “It seems that Buddhists are just as reactive and narcissistic as anyone else. What kinds of changes can we reasonably expect from Buddhist practice?”
Mark Unno reviews “American Sutra: A Story of Faith and Freedom in the Second World War” by Duncan Williams.
Take a second look at Western philosophy, advises William Edelglass — it might be more compatible with Buddhism than you think.
In the Summer 2019 issue of Buddhadharma: The Practitioner’s Quarterly, Daigengna Duoer reviews “Deep Hope” by Diane Eshin Rizzetto, “A Bird in Flight Leaves No Trace” by Master Subul Sunim, “Satipatthana Meditation” by Bhikkhu Analayo, and more.
The Summer 2019 issue of Buddhadharma is available now. Preview the magazine contents and sample articles.