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.
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We view our desire to get rid of disease as a desire to avoid death. But it is often just the opposite: it is an attempt to avoid life.
“May we grieve all those murdered,” writes Greg Snyder. “Opening our hearts to grief returns to us our humanity.” Greg Snyder of Brooklyn Zen Center shares a prayer — that we, as a nation shocked by racism and violence, may awaken and seize this moment. I entered my dharma transmission ceremony yesterday afternoon feeling run […]
Those who mistake the Buddhist tenant of equanimity for apathy may be surprised by the impassioned responses to the Orlando massacre from Buddhist leaders.
Often, people with mobility impairments are excluded from encountering the dharma. The time is ripe to address accessibility head-on.
Whether buying products on the Internet or Skyping with our students and teachers, we instantly recognize our interdependence, and yet how about when we walk outside our door?