Buddhist teacher Tsem Tulku died on September 4 after a long struggle with illness, according to a post on his Facebook page.
Tibetan Buddhist teacher Sogyal Rinpoche, who faced multiple accusations of physical and sexual abuse, has died.
Buddhist scholar, teacher, and translator of the Lotus Sutra, Gene Reeves, died Wednesday, May 8, at his home in Chicago. He was 86.
Lewis Richmond remembers the great teacher who founded the San Francisco Zen Center and played a historic role in the establishment of Buddhism in the West.
Ananda Wahihana Palliya Guruge, a Sri Lankan diplomat and Buddhist scholar, passed away yesterday at age 85.
Myoren Yasukawa & Gento Krieger of Rinzai-Ji Zen Center, the home temple of Joshu Sasaki Roshi, confirm his death.
The Zen Peacemakers site reports today that Pia Gyger, a psychologist and Zen teacher in the White Plum Sangha lineage, has passed away.
Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, better known as “Reb Zalman,” one of the founders of the Jewish Renewal Movement, died on July 2.
The Zen Peacemakers Order this week has been honoring one of its stalwart members, Małgorzata (Malgosia) Braunek, who just passed away.
John E. Stapleton Driver, one of the first Westerners to form a relationship with the fleeing Tibetan Buddhist lamas, passed away.