When the Buddha attained enlightenment, he touched the earth. If he touched it now, it would cry out in pain.
Remarks by Gary Snyder on Buddhism, Ecology & the Poetics of Homelessness.
The queer eye sees what it’s not supposed to, writes Minal Hajratwala. Likewise, the Dhammapada tells us that the wise see with the inner eye.
A collection of teachings from, profiles on, and conversations with LGBTQ folks in Buddhism.
The practice of love, says bell hooks, is the most powerful antidote to the politics of domination.
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.