To the Buddhism’s traditional four causes of suffering we must now add a fifth: the suffering caused by racism, sexism, poverty, and all the other forms of human injustice. Only when seeing that clearly, says Ann Gleig, will our compassion will be complete.
Remarks by Gary Snyder on Buddhism, Ecology & the Poetics of Homelessness.
City life offers many opportunities to practice kindness. Dzigar Kongtrül Rinpoche on how urban living can open our hearts.
Scott Neeson found his heart—and life’s true riches—in a Phnom Penh garbage dump. Lindsay Kyte profiles the founder of the Cambodian Children’s Fund.
At New York’s Reciprocity Foundation, homeless youth receive nourishment for body and mind alike. Founder Taz Tagore explains the program’s recipe for success.
The viral post was a hoax, but, says Richard Gere, the issue is very real.
The Reciprocity Foundation’s Taz Tagore on taking kids from the streets to a new life. It starts inside.
Joshua Eaton asks: “Why is it that Buddhists are always talking about compassion but aren’t providing shelter for those in need?”
Kiley Jon Clark describes the challenges of working with homeless meditation practitioners.
Andrea Miller profiles Buddhist Global Relief.