You’re looking at the original June cover of the medical journal, The Lancet Infectious Diseases. The Lancet has retracted the cover after a minor outcry.
In 1963, Vietnamese Buddhists accused Allen Ginsberg of espionage. “He said he was a poet and a little crazy and that he liked Buddhists,” a spokesman of the group told reporters.
In a scathing article published this morning, The Economist called China’s policies towards the Dalai Lama “nonsense” and “preposterous.”
The repression of Tibetan refugees has garnered serious international condemnation this month, including a New York Times editorial.
Bringing Buddhist Studies into the modern world is Robert Y. C. Ho’s goal, chairman of a charity funding such efforts.
On Monday, The New York Times published an evocative gallery of 19 images by David Butow under the headline.
An article in today’s New York Times outlines the recent allegations of sexual abuse leveled at Zen teacher Joshu Sasaki Roshi.
Premiering on PBS tonight, Summer Pasture is a documentary about the rapid changes happening in the Dzachukha grasslands in eastern Tibet.
John Bush’s Journey Into Buddhism trilogy, which which takes us to Tibet, Laos, Thailand, Burma, Bali, Cambodia, and Java, in playing on PBS.
Craig Kaufman critiques a New York Times piece on Thai spirituality that completely fails to mention the Thai Buddhist tradition.