Buddhist attorney and restorative justice expert sujatha baliga has been named one of the 2019 fellows of the MacArthur Foundation.
Zen-inspired cartoonist, graphic novelist, and educator Lynda Barry is one of the 2019 fellows of the MacArthur Foundation.
The Vietnamese-American Zen Buddhist poet and novelist Ocean Vuong has been named one of the 2019 fellows of the MacArthur Foundation.
Famed Zen teacher Thich Nhat Hanh was awarded the prize for “Outstanding Inner Peace.”
Tibetan Buddhist lama Geshe Tashi Tsering has been recognized on the Queen of England’s Birthday 2019 Honours List.
Ajahn Brahm performed the first Theravada nun ordination in Australia and the first in the Thai Forest Tradition.
“He moved me to my core,” said the playwright about the Peace Prize Laureate in this 2014 conversation with bell hooks.
The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, partnered with Soka Gakkai International, was recently awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
The Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions reports that Burmese Buddhist leaders were last week awarded World Harmony Awards
The Dalai Lama congratulated both Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi on their jointly-awarded Nobel Peace Prize.