When his community’s beloved retreat center burned to the ground, Anam Thubten took it as a teaching on impermanence.
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.
Willa Blythe Baker offers five meditations to help accept the truth of climate change, laying the ground for a skillful response.
These short verses bring awareness, peace, and joy to simple activities, and remind us that Earth provides us with precious gifts every day.
Buddhists, says David Loy, have often been slow to open their eyes to the problem of climate change. He examines key teachings to understand why.
“Grief is how we love in the face of loss,” wrote Joan Sutherland in the Fall 2019 issue of Buddhadharma. Now, in this new time of so much loss, her teaching on coming to terms with grief feels especially relevant.
Iggy Pop, Patti Smith, and Laurie Anderson will perform at the Tibet House US 33rd Anniversary Benefit Concert on February 26, 2020.
In the opening editorial of the January 2020 issue of Lion’s Roar magazine, Melvin McLeod looks at the positive changes Buddhism is going through right now.
Jeff Wilson explains how the Jodo Shinshu school of Pure Land Buddhism emerged from the refugee experiences of its two Japanese founders.