In his graphic novel, Dream in Thin Air, Michael Nybrandt explains how he started the Tibet National Football Team to help the Tibetan people showcase their national pride.
Jaimal Yogis, the author and surfer behind “Saltwater Buddha” and his forthcoming memoir, “All Our Waves Are Water,” on riding Buddhism’s three big waves.
Meditators and musclemen don’t seem to have much in common, but Thanissaro Bhikku says meditators can learn a lot from strength training.
Michael Stone on picking up skateboarding again at age 42—this time as a spiritual practice.
For those of you who thought Buddhism was only for pacifists, here’s some news: reigning welterweight boxing champion Keith Thurman studies Buddhism.
For surfer, journalist, and Zen practitioner Jaimal Yogis, his documentary film, “Saltwater Buddha,” has been the ultimate lesson in letting go.
Surfing has had a longstanding association with spirituality, often being talked about in terms of Zen — after all, it’s pretty much impossible to think about anything but the present moment when you’re riding a wave. This association seems now to have been fully embodied by some of the monks of Gyuto Monastery, a “traditional […]
Last Week, Genki Sudo and his famous Japanese dance troupe, used a thousand arms to throw the first pitch at the opening of the Japanese baseball season.
Bhutan has the worst-ranked football team in the world, but yesterday they beat Sri Lanka in the first qualifying match for Russia 2018.
Freerunning, or parkour, isn’t merely a daredevil’s game. It’s a way to reappropriate our urban spaces as training grounds for body and mind. Vincent Thibault on how running, jumping, and climbing can beautify our cities—and our lives. With photos by Andy Day.