Judith Hertog profiles the Sakyadhita International Association of Buddhist Women, which has been leading the way for gender equality in Buddhism for more than thirty years.
As creator of The “Vagina Monologues,” Eve Ensler changed the way the world regards women’s bodies. Lindsay Kyte tells her story.
Buddhist translator Scott Wellenbach won more than $650,000 playing poker. He’s giving it all away to charity.
Jennifer Keishin Armstrong profiles Justin von Bujdoss, the first-ever Buddhist chaplain in Rikers Island — America’s most notorious jail.
A profile of B. R. Ambedkar, a vital figure in Indian history and an activist for the Dalit (“untouchables”) class.
Her masterpiece The Year of Magical Thinking is a meditation on the human mind both pointed and profound. David Swick profiles Joan Didion, a great American journalist observing her own mind and experience.
Andrea Miller on the life and spiritual journey of one Deirdre Blomfield-Brown.
Barry Boyce surveys Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche’s vast body of teachings and their lasting impact on how Buddhism is understood and practiced.
Dominique Butet and Olivier Adam profile Tibetan nun Tenzin Palmo, who is changing the role of women in Tibetan Buddhist traditions.
For bell hooks, fighting oppression doesn’t require anger or conflict—just opening our hearts and speaking the truth fearlessly.