At the United Nations celebration in recognition of Vesak, Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi gave this address about our need to confront climate change.
Two religious scholars who specialize in Buddhism are part of a cohort that has been awarded a grant to spend the next five years looking at sexual abuse in religious communities.
One-fifth of survey respondents incorrectly said that Buddhists believe in an “immortal soul,” and most said they don’t personally know a Buddhist.
The research will explore how to cultivate empathy and compassion in medical professionals.
“Creating Joy In Community,” the first residential retreat for transgender people, welcomes members of the transgender, gender nonconforming, genderqueer, and non-binary community to join together and cultivate “trans joy.”
Last night, Lion’s Roar hosted “Black American Buddhists on Activism and Community” at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York City.
The site at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, was used as a concentration camp for Japanese Americans during WWII.
Bagan, in Maynmar, is one of 29 sites added to UNESCO’s list this year.
A Buddhist memorial service coordinated by Duncan Ryuken Williams will be held at a protest against migrant detention at Fort Sill on July 20.
Famed Zen teacher Thich Nhat Hanh was awarded the prize for “Outstanding Inner Peace.”