Ngödup Burkhar has served as translator to His Holiness the 16th Karmapa and other masters in the Karma Kagyu lineage since the early 1970s. Born
American scholar and Theravada monk Venerable Bhikkhu Bodhi might not receive the same high-profile press coverage as the Roman Catholic Church’s charismatic standard-bearer Pope Francis,
Years ago on Bali’s remote northern shore, surrounded by frogs filling the air with a deafening cacophony of song, I was introduced to the six dakini teachings
When a children’s movie catches the attention of one of the most respected writers in contemporary Western philosophy, it can only mean that the movie
There is a problem communicating the relevance and essence of Buddhism to young people, a conclusion that can be inferred from a summary of the
In this three-part series, we explore the Buddhist presence in pop culture media. We first reviewed Toei Animation’s Buddha 2, and in our second entry we
Last Saturday, 4 July, was the 239th anniversary of America’s Declaration of Independence. But it was also the 150th anniversary of something far more whimsical:
When I first came across Buddhism, I heard that the First Noble Truth was “Life is suffering.” I quickly dismissed Buddhism as a pessimistic philosophy.