When the Buddha taught us to abstain from taking life, he didn’t make an exception for animals we like to eat. While many Buddhists eat meat, Bob Isaacson of Dharma Voices for Animals argues they shouldn’t.
Each Friday, we share three topical longreads in our Weekend Reader newsletter. This week, LionsRoar.com’s Lilly Greenblatt explores the practice of eating.
Forced to overeat as a child, Sharon Suh finally learns for herself what is enough.
Andrea Miller interviews vegan chef Jean-Philippe Cyr, also known as The Buddhist Chef, about cultivating compassion for everyone — including animals.
Non-diet dietician Jenna Hollenstein’s new book “Eat to Love” paves a Buddhist path toward transforming our often troubled relationship with food and body.
Racism festers when we don’t talk about it, says scholar Breeze Harper—even in vegan and Buddhist communities. Andrea Miller reports.
In life, you’re given certain ingredients, says Edward Espe Brown in his book “No Recipe.” So when are you going to get cooking?
Shortly after Lao-American chef Seng Luangrath opened a Thai restaurant, she found herself asking, “Why am I not serving Lao food?” Now, she’s on a mission to popularize the cuisine of her native country.
Bourdain, who died in early June, attended a Buddhist death ritual on the final day of shooting the last episode of the show’s eleventh season.
Buddhism isn’t about depriving yourself of worldly pleasures. Andrea Miller explains how a healthy meal helped Siddhartha understand the importance of nourishment — and offers a healthful recipe for cashew pulao.