Mark Unno looks at the rich history behind Pure Land Buddhism — the tradition based on the enlightened realm of Amida Buddha, the Buddha of Infinite Light.
Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, Ayya Tathaaloka, Setsuan Gaelyn Godwin, and David Matsumoto explore their traditions’ different perspectives on awakening.
Mark Unno reflects on compassion as immersion into the sufferings of samsara, like a raindrop falling into the ocean.
When we pray, says Mark Unno, it’s important not to get caught up in magical thinking or to become attached to specific outcomes. Just praying is enough.
The Amitabha Buddhist Society will hold its 2017 Buddhism & Ancestral Remembrance Ceremony, in London, UK from June 9-11.
What is Pure Land? Jeff Wilson answers.
Donald S. Lopez, Jr. unpacks the Lotus Sutra, one of the most famous Buddhist scriptures, explaining how it came to be and how its influence has grown.
Michael Haederle profiles the New York Buddhist Church.
Is being mindful the same thing as meditating? Rev. Jundo Gregory Gibbs invites you to explore some Buddhist questions with him.
An excerpt from Shin teacher Kentetsu Takamori’s new book Something You Forgot… Along the Way: Stories of Wisdom and Learning.