When Holly Stocking finds an unopened gift from her late husband, she contemplates what it really means to be gone — and gone beyond.
For the fiftieth anniversary of Francis Story’s death, Randy Rosenthal looks back at the life and work of the lesser-known Buddhist thinker
They were typical kids — then they were recognized as the reincarnations of Tibetan Buddhist masters. Three Western tulkus talk to Andrea Miller.
The Dalai Lama said that the Tibetan Buddhist system of recognizing reincarnate Buddhist teachers “may have had its day.”
Devaduta is pali for “divine messengers.” It is said that the Buddha embarked on his quest for enlightenment after encountering three devadutas: a sick person, an old man, and a corpse.
Bethany Saltman talks with Tenzin Palmo about rebirth, merit, and the bodhisattva vow.
The 12 nidanas, which are pictured as the outer circle in the Wheel of Life, describe the chain of causation by which the cycle of death and rebirth known as samsara is created.
Guy Armstrong reviews “Rebirth in Early Buddhism and Current Research,” by Bhikkhu Analayo. From the Summer 2018 issue of Buddhadharma.
Moment to moment, lifetime to lifetime — death and rebirth are happening all the time. Nine leading Buddhist teachers explain the concept of rebirth.
In the current issue of Lion’s Roar magazine, we look at academic research on reincarnation at the University of Virginia. How does that research compare to the Buddhist views? We break it down.