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.
In this commentary from the Fall 2018 issue of Buddhadharma: The Practitioner’s Quarterly, Roshi Joan Halifax reflects on the idea of “wise hope” and why we should open ourselves to it.
Buddhist teacher Jan Willis shares her advice for making the most of your bravery, your voice, and your vote in this sociopolitical climate.
In this commentary from the Summer 2018 issue of Buddhadharma: The Practitioner’s Quarterly, Justin von Bujdoss reflects on changing the way we think about lineage.
In the wake of the Sandy Hook shooting in 2012, Buddhist teacher Guo Gu explored human violence through the lens of the three poisons.
The monastic path has failed to take hold in the West, says Tibetan Buddhist nun Ayya Yeshe. She argues that it’s time to renew the fourfold sangha.
More than 70 Buddhist teachers and community leaders have signed a letter to Myanmar’s Buddhist leaders, calling for an end to persecution.
Buddhadharma editor Tynette Deveaux reflects on the last fifteen years of the magazine, and reveals the exciting changes to come.
Jodo Shinsu minister Jeff Wilson on why teaching children the dharma is genuine bodhisattva work.
Master Linji, better known in the West as Rinzai, shook up the Buddhist world by telling his students to drop their enlightenment agenda and simply be their true, ordinary selves. Thich Nhat Hanh examines Master Linji’s teachings on the “businessless person,” who has nothing to do and nowhere to go.