Last week, a prominent Buddhist teacher defended Aung San Suu Kyi, the Buddhist Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Myanmar civilian leader, against allegations that she is party to genocide. Khin Mai Aung explains why that defense doesn’t hold up.
The Khyentse Foundation has funded largest Tibetan Buddhist studies chair in North America.
10 Buddhist books everyone should have, as selected by the editors of Lion’s Roar.
It’s not the clothes you wear, the ceremonies you perform, or the meditation you do. It’s not what you eat, how much you drink, or who you have sex with.
Are you able to see your teacher as the Buddha? It’s not easy, says Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche, but this is where the real path begins.
“Buddhism,” says Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche, “is distinguished by four characteristics, or ‘seals.’ If all these four seals are found in a path or a philosophy, it can be considered the path of the Buddha.” People often ask me: “What is Buddhism in a nutshell?” Or they ask, “What is the particular view or philosophy of Buddhism?” […]
The fourth film from Bhutanese Buddhist teacher and filmmaker, Dzongzar Khyentse Rinpoche, premiered yesterday at Locarno Film Festival in Switzerland.
Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche uses film and the cinema as a metaphor for Buddha’s teaching about samsara and nirvana.
Visualization practice sometimes involves traditional symbolism that Westerners have trouble relating to, says Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche. He shows us how we can make the most of this powerful method for transforming perception.
A young boy in Bhutan has been recognized as the reincarnation of Thinley Norbu Rinpoche, an important Nyingma teacher and eldest son of Dudjom Rinpoche.