Rod Meade Sperry looks at how we can contribute to a world with less suffering.
Funie Hsu says it’s time we recognize Asian American Buddhists and address the racism that marginalizes their ongoing role in the dharma in the West.
Now more than ever, says Thich Nhat Hanh, we need a global ethic of compassion, understanding, and peace. Here’s how Buddhism can help.
Looking for a late-night snack, the young Martin Luther King, Jr., discovers instead the truth of interdependence. A short story by Charles Johnson.
How do we as Buddhists meet the challenges of our time? Joan Sutherland says an answer lies in the teachings of two great Chan masters.
When his community’s beloved retreat center burned to the ground, Anam Thubten took it as a teaching on impermanence.
Remarks by Gary Snyder on Buddhism, Ecology & the Poetics of Homelessness.
The practice of love, says bell hooks, is the most powerful antidote to the politics of domination.
There will only be justice in America, says Jan Willis, when we see all people as our equals. She offers an ancient Buddhist meditation to help us do that.
We need to update the traditional narrative of the Buddha’s life, says Pamela Ayo Yetunde, for people who know suffering all too well. She offers some alternative stories for the time of #BlackLivesMatter.