Joshua Eaton highlights that compassion can manifest in a variety of ways, either through kindness or in a more cutting, revolutionary way.
Emily Strasser visits with a Tibetan monk in India who’s putting tonglen meditation into practice to help the children in his community.
The Occupy Wall Street movement is holding protests and strikes today to commemorate International Workers’ Day.
Lion’s Roar “Earth Dharma” blogger Jill S. Schneiderman reviews Active Hope: How to Face the Mess We’re in Without Going Crazy.
A report by Claudia Chender MacLellan on the UN High Level Meeting on Wellbeing and Happiness: Defining a New Economic Paradigm.
An article by Hozan Alan Senauke, who interviews Burmese monks about upcoming political and cultural change in their country.
A new “Earth Dharma” column by Jill S. Schneiderman, who urges us to love the earth with support from Thich Nhat Hanh’s teachings.
Many Buddhists feel political and social engagement is an integral part of their practice. A forum on skillful strategies to benefit society.
Matthieu Ricard’s annual report of the 120 projects and work of Karuna-Shechen, which focuses on humanitarian work in the Himalayan region.
Ethan Nichtern and Michael Stone have composed a letter about why teachers of Buddhism and yoga should support the Occupy Movement.