Reginald A. Ray argues that far from being a “lesser” practice, giving is central to all schools of Buddhism and essential to the relinquishment of ego.
After being trapped in a flooded cave for more than two weeks, the boys have ordained as monks in memory of the rescue worker who died trying to save them.
The Great Wisdom Buddhist Institute has received government approval to build a Buddhist monastery that will house 1,400 nuns in Brudenell, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
After learning to meditate while trapped in a flooded cave for 10 days, the Wild Boars soccer team may become monks to honor the diver who died during their rescue.
On the 55th anniversary of Thich Quang Duc’s self-immolation, Edward Tick shares what he has learned from his pilgrimages to the site of the famous protest.
In a study, researchers were surprised to find that Tibetan monks and nuns in showed much more fear of death than other participants.
Human Rights Watch says the Chinese government is imposing control and surveillance throughout religious communities.
Living Vinaya in the West is the first training program offered in the U.S. for Western nuns with English translations and resources.
Embrace the ritual forms of Buddhist practice, says Buddhadharma deputy editor Koun Franz — you can’t escape them anyway.
A sign in the entrance to Pema Chödrön’s monastery reads “Enjoy Your Life.” We ask her how that could be a spiritual practice.