Roshi Joan Halifax reflects on the idea of “wise hope” and why we should open ourselves to it.
If we feel like our practice is here, and the world is over there, says Karen Maezen Miller, then we’re missing the point of practice.
As the climate crisis worsens, and the window to solve it is quickly closing, we have a choice to make: we can shut down in fear or lean in and open our hearts even more.
In the commentary to the Fall 2019 special women’s issue of Buddhadharma, Jan Willis reminds us of the powerful role of women in Buddhism, historically and today.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama can be wrong sometimes, says Gelek Badheytsang. And that’s okay.
Khin Mai Aung reports from the International Conference on Protection and Accountability in Burma, which called attention to the ongoing human rights violations against religious minorities in the Buddhist-majority country of Myanmar.
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.
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.