Rev. Kenjitsu Nakagaki wants to educate the West about the history of the manji, a counterclockwise swastika that means “good fortune” in Japanese.
The lotus is one of Buddhism’s most recognizable symbols of enlightenment and is important in many Buddhist traditions.
The swastika — known to many as a symbol of peace, and many more as a symbol of Nazi fascism — will be hotly debated at George Washington University.
Andrea Miller looks into the scientific phenomena of “the lotus effect” and how it relates to the Buddhist symbol.
A look into Prayer Flags, a symbolic Buddhist artifact with an ancient and manifold history, and how they represent impermanence.
“Through uniting Zen concepts with furniture, Eric Manigian unites spirituality, art, and practical objects.”
“Enso” as defined by John Stevens, author of “Sacred Calligraphy of the East.”
The Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche outlines the Buddha’s teachings, broken down by the three turnings of the wheel of dharma.