One element of Justin Simien’s identity isn’t obvious in his new Netflix hit: Buddhism. But it’s there.
Funie Hsu says it’s time we recognize the contributions of Asian American Buddhists and address the racism and cultural appropriation that marginalizes their ongoing role in transmitting the dharma in the West.
Chenxing Han examines the stereotypes marginalizing Asian American Buddhists and reports on the diversity and depth a new generation of practitioners.
Ruth King presents five ways we can address racial ignorance and division to help ourselves and our sanghas become whole.
Rev. angel Kyodo williams shares why the incoming US administration provides a great opportunity for activists to come together, take action, and create a new vision for a more inclusive country.
Buddhadharma editor Tynette Deveaux on a “challenging but important” recent article that touched a nerve, and one Buddhist teacher’s own response to it.
“I love you, Western Buddhism, but as a gay man, I find your privileged lack of urgency in the wake of the election of Donald trump disturbing.”
Buddhists have been taking to social media to respond to the tragic deaths of Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, five Dallas police officers.
Buddhist teacher Pema Chödrön took to Facebook today to address racial injustice and Black Lives Matter.
“May we grieve all those murdered,” writes Greg Snyder. “Opening our hearts to grief returns to us our humanity.”Greg Snyder of Brooklyn Zen Center shares a prayer — that we, as a nation shocked by racism and violence, may awaken and seize this moment. I entered my dharma transmission ceremony yesterday afternoon feeling run through […]