“What if our deluded minds aren’t a barrier to enlightenment at all?,” asks Zenju Earthlyn Manuel. “What if they are the very path to it?”
Tibetan translator Christopher Stagg died in a car accident on October 1, 2018. In tribute, we are republishing this excerpt from his recent translation of The Hundred Thousands Songs of Milarepa, which was featured in the Winter 2017 issue of Buddhadharma.
Melissa Myozen Blacker recounts how she, as a practitioner and a teacher, has navigated a male-dominated tradition.
Guo Gu offers a practical four-step process for integrating the Yogacara teachings in your practice to transform thought and emotion.
Rebecca Li, Kakumyo Lowe-Charde, and Myokei Caine-Barrett answer the question “How can one practice for the sake of all beings without inflating their ego?”
Jeff Wilson reviews “Sexuality in Classical South Asian Buddhism” by José Ignacio Cabezón.
Ann Gleig takes a far-reaching look at how Buddhism and the conversations within it are changing in the twenty-first century.
Konin Cardenas, Mark Unno, Thubten Chodron, and Bhikkhu Bodhi examine what dukkha is, why it matters, and how we can approach it in our lives.
The Winter 2017 issue of Buddhadharma — the first in its new journal format — is available now. Preview the magazine contents.
Roger Jackson reviews “Unfortunate Destiny: Animals in the Indian Buddhist Imagination” by Reiko Ohnuma.