Native American Buddhist teacher Bonnie Duran works to decolonize healthcare for Indigenous communities.
On the 55th anniversary of Thich Quang Duc’s self-immolation, Edward Tick shares what he has learned from his pilgrimages to the site of the famous protest.
Each Friday, we share three topical longreads in our Weekend Reader newsletter. This week, Buddhadharma editor Tynette Deveaux talks about the people who inspire us.
Venerable Pannavati, Anne Klein, and Ejo McMullen on the possibilities and challenges of the bodhisattva path. Introduction by Taigen Dan Leighton.
Rebecca Li, Kakumyo Lowe-Charde, and Myokei Caine-Barrett answer the question “How can one practice for the sake of all beings without inflating their ego?”
We base our lives on seeking happiness and avoiding suffering, but the best thing we can do for ourselves is to turn this whole way of thinking upside down.
Following Albert Camus’ lead, Radhule Weininger reconsiders the mythical sufferer as a joyful model for us all.
Rev. Daiken Nelson is bringing together his passions — Zen practice, social work, and cooking — to provide free culinary training to Harlem’s unemployed.
Originally published in the January 1995 Shambhala Sun magazine, this interview finds Yauch after the release of Ill Communication, candidly talking about about hip-hop, hardcore, helping people, and his relationship to Buddhism’s Bodhisattva Vow.
On the Buddhist path, our intention deepens into commitment and then into vow. At that point, our intentions and our life become one.