Laura Johnson’s eight-month-old cat died as the California wildfires destroyed nearby homes. She reflects on how her deeply personal loss opened her heart to society’s shared humanity.
More and more Buddhist groups are offering programs in Spanish and doing outreach in Latinx communities. That means stronger community for everyone, reports Caitlin Yoshiko Kandil.
The march started with a meditation led by monks from Green Gulch Farm Zen Center.
Inspired by the Buddhist practice of “life release,” Buddhist communities are coming up with new ways to save animals from slaughter.
Mudslides and floodwaters forced attendees at a meditation retreat outside the costal town of Montecito, California, to evacuate last week.
Sonoma Mountain Zen Center and Abhayagiri Buddhist Monastery were both threatened by the wildfires, but now seem to be safe from major harm.
Dharma Bum Temple acts as training wheels for new Buddhists and shows them where to go next when they’re ready.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama will be welcomed by the California State Legislature today for a special address in his first visit to Sacramento.
The temple of the Oakland Cambodian Buddhist Society has burned down, likely due to hundreds of candles left lit overnight as part of a ceremony.
Updates as of yesterday and this morning tell us that “Everyone at Tassajara is safe,” and that “Tassajara is not threatened by the fire East of Jamesburg.”