The Pema Chödrön Foundation has granted the deed to the residential property that they purchased for Pema Chöling to the community.
In the second issue in our 40th anniversary series, Melvin McLeod looks at the importance of diversity in the development of modern Buddhism.
Good intentions aren’t enough. The culture of the community must make diversity a reality. Crystal Johnson on the hard work of building a culture of “radical inclusion” at East Bay Meditation Center.
The vast majority of American Buddhists are of Asian heritage, yet they are too often ignored, mispresented, and even looked down upon. Chenxing Han offers four ways we can start to heal American Buddhism.
Buddhist teachers and practitioners of Black African descent will come together at Spirit Rock for a two-day non-residential retreat, The Gathering II.
Tibetan Buddhist teacher Sogyal Rinpoche, who faced multiple accusations of physical and sexual abuse, has died.
Tynette Deveaux highlights and celebrates women’s enormous contribution to the dharma.
The Little Spirits Garden in British Columbia gives parents “spirit houses” to memorialize children lost in miscarriage and stillbirth.
A lifelong outsider, Roshi Pat Enkyo O’Hara leads a warm and engaged Zen community in New York’s Greenwich Village. Lindsay Kyte profiles one of Buddhism’s leading teachers.
“Creating Joy In Community,” the first residential retreat for transgender people, welcomes members of the transgender, gender nonconforming, genderqueer, and non-binary community to join together and cultivate “trans joy.”