George Takei is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at “Being Gay, Being Buddhist: The LGBTQ Community and Shin Buddhism.”
News about the abrupt cancellation of Australian monk Ajahn Brahm’s delivery of a paper on gender equality in the Buddhist sangha.
John E. Stapleton Driver, one of the first Westerners to form a relationship with the fleeing Tibetan Buddhist lamas, passed away.
The birth of the Buddha is being celebrated today in most East Asian countries and wherever those communities are gathered abroad.
One of Thailand’s only openly gay Buddhist monks who has been willing to discuss his life and choices publicly was censored.
Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche’s latest film, Vara: A Blessing, is a spiritual love story based on a special style of Indian classical dance.
Reuters reporters Jason Szep and Andrew Marshall won the Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting for their series of articles from Myanmar
The repression of Tibetan refugees has garnered serious international condemnation this month, including a New York Times editorial.
The Patriarch of Vietnamese Buddhism, Most Venerable Thich Tri Tinh, passed away last week on the day before his 98th birthday.
The International Association of Tibetan Studies has posted a moving farewell to respected Buddhist scholar Helmut Krasser.