The cause of the fire at Shangpa Karma Ling has not yet been determined, but a police investigation is ongoing.
Sonoma Mountain Zen Center and Abhayagiri Buddhist Monastery were both threatened by the wildfires, but now seem to be safe from major harm.
California’s Helena wildfire is moving quickly in the vicinity of Chagdud Gonpa Rigdzin Ling Buddhist retreat center in Junction City, CA.
Enlightenment is possible in this lifetime but time is running out. We have to make the most of this rare and fleeting opportunity to wake up.
Ronnie Lee Carroll II, 19, has been charged with two counts of arson for allegedy setting the fire that damaged Karma Thegsum Choling temple in Columbus, Ohio.
Tassajara Zen Mountain Center has survived the Soberanes wildfire and will reopen on October 15.
The guest season will not reopen this summer at Tassajara Zen Mountain Center, due to the ongoing threat posed by California’s raging wildfires.
California’s most destructive wildfire this year has claimed Anam Thubten’s Sweetwater Sanctuary and is threatening Tassajara Zen Mountain Center.
Robert Thurman reviews Tsering Woeser’s book “Tibet on Fire,” which explores immolations in Tibet and includes cover art by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei.
The phenomenon of Tibetans—mostly monks and nuns, but also some citizens—immolating in protest of Chinese occupation has been going on since 2008. In that time, some 150 immolations have taken place. And while they may seem to have slowed down for the moment—there have been times when we’ve seen two or three incidents in a […]