The march started with a meditation led by monks from Green Gulch Farm Zen Center.
Lama Rod Owens says protesting is a spiritual act that engages the practitioner’s body, speech, and mind in service to others. But many Buddhists are resistant to resistance.
One Earth Sangha has been working with many Buddhist communities to organize a Buddhist presence at the People’s Climate Mobilization.
Doshin Nathan Woods considers what it means to stand arm in arm as part of our Buddhist practice.
Many Buddhist communities were keen to be part of Saturday’s massive Women’s Marches, or to otherwise express solidarity. Here’s just some of how they participated.
The International Shugden Community, known for its global anti-Dalai Lama protests, has announced it will disband and cease all demonstrations.
There will be no Nobel Peace Prize winners in South Africa this month.
The World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates, which was supposed to happen in Cape Town, has been cancelled after the South African government refused a visa to the Dalai Lama.
Oakland resident Maurice Johnson was leaving Starbucks on Aug. 31, when he heard drumming and the sound of monks chanting the first line of the Lotus Sutra.
A group of exiled Tibetan monks made the journey from India to stand alongside protestors in Ferguson, Missouri, and did so late this weekend.
Secretary of State John Kerry said that Tibet has become “increasingly identified with protests against the deteriorating human rights condition.”