In an article originally published in 1969, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche reflects on how Buddhism can address the alienation of modern society.
There’s not much to say that isn’t said in this video, which is surely one of the most compelling crowdfunding videos we’ve seen—and a great pitch for a movie we want to see.
Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse calls on Westerners to acknowledge the distortions we may bring to the study of Buddhism—through our cultural arrogance, the deceit of ego, and simple ignorance. The successful transplant of such a subtle and challenging practice as Buddhism, he says, depends on thorough study and clear recognition of our habitual patterns.
The late Rick Fields, a former editor of the Sun, wrote the definite history of Buddhism’s early days in America. Now, Barry Boyce picks up the story.
The role of American Buddhist women is unprecedented and may change Buddhism forever.
Interviews with experts Sojun Mel Weitsman, Steve Hagen, Jiko Linda Cutts, & John Tarrant on how Zen is evolving in the West.
Author Sandy Boucher introduces the American Buddhist scene—its issues, weaknesses and strengths—to women interested in taking up Buddhist practice. Buddhism has traditionally been a male-dominated religion. That characteristic extends both to most temples or centers in Asia and to those founded by Asian immigrants, which tend to be headed by male teachers. Buddhist centers that […]