Peace will only become a reality when world leaders come to negotiations with the ability to hear the suffering at the root of all conflicts.
Claude Anshin Thomas writes of his experiences as a Vietnam War veteran, and his discovery of Buddhism through the teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh.
Andrea Miller interviews psychiatrist and author Robert Jay Lifton, who studies the worst in human nature to help us bring out the best.
There is a deep malaise in our society. We have to acknowledge this, says Thich Nhat Hanh in this classic piece from 1994 — especially if we want to transform it.
Whether it’s in diplomacy, politics, or economics, the warfare model no longer works for the modern world, says Wendell Berry. In modern war, everyone is defeated.
Buddhist American international aid worker Katie Letheren makes an appeal for much-needed compassion when it comes to the Syrian refugee crisis.
In an address to the people of Laos, yesterday, President Obama stressed the strengths of of Buddhist faith.
Bettina WitteVeen’s art installation “When We Were Soldiers… once and young” runs from Sept 19 to Oct 24 at the Brooklyn Navy Yard Hospital.
On Friday, September 11, the New York Buddhist Church will rededicate its iconic statue of Shinran Shonin, the founder of the Jōdo Shinshū sect of Buddhism.
Michael Jerryson reports on the growing tension between Buddhists and Muslims, in which senior Buddhist monks actively incite violence and intolerance.