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Samurai and Monks: Lessons in Impermanence
Examining the Tale of Heike
Uploaded 24 Mar 2017
Does a Philosopher Have Buddha-nature?
Dōgen's take on the enlightened nature within us all
Uploaded 4 Nov 2016
A Buddhist Conspiracy Theory: The Struggle for Succession after the Buddha’s Death
Do incongruences in Buddhist scriptures imply unspoken subterfuge?
Uploaded 4 Dec 2015
Drinking Tea—Meeting the Buddha
Gereon Kopf on Buddhism in the tea ceremony
Uploaded 18 Sep 2015
<i>Shifting Stones, Shaping the Past: Sculpture from the Buddhist Stupas of Andhra Pradesh</i> – Book Review
A new book about Buddhist landmarks in Andhra Pradesh
Uploaded 10 Jul 2015
“Gleanings in Buddha-Fields”: Pure Land Buddhism in Tibet
The origins of “Pure Land Buddhism,” or more precisely, “the Buddhism of Pure Lands,” can be traced to the developmental stages of the Mahayana tradition. It bears both Indian
Uploaded 24 Apr 2015
Chan Master Empty Cloud
Master Empty Cloud, or Xu Yun (虚雲), was born in Fujian Province in southern China during the Qing dynasty (1644–1911), on 26 August 1840. This was the time of the first Opium War, when Hong Kong
Uploaded 6 Mar 2015
Remembering “The German Monk”
It is already more than a year since Saddhaloka Bhikkhu passed away. He is still greatly missed by all his students, past and present, and by all his friends. His loss is felt particularly keenly by H
Uploaded 2 Jan 2015
Revelation: The Unveiling of the Perfection of Wisdom and Pure Lands
“When a revelation is communicated by a supernatural entity that is reported as present during the communication, it is called a vision.”   -      
Uploaded 8 Oct 2013
Controversies on the Origin of the Theravada Abhidhamma-pitaka
From the now-retired Bodhi Journal, Issue 6, December 2007
Uploaded 19 Apr 2013
Some Thoughts on Theravāda Exegetical Literature
Editor's note: This feature was first published in the now-retired Bodhi Journal, Issue 7, March 2008.  Introduction The Exegetical (Commentarial) Literature or Aṭṭhakathā, wh
Uploaded 19 Apr 2013
The Buddhist Tradition of Sri Lanka: the Dhamma and the Sangha - a Historical Survey
Editor's note: This feature was first published in the now-retired Bodhi Journal, Issue 1, October 2006. In which sense can we speak of a characteristically Sri Lankan Buddhist tradition? In answering
Uploaded 17 Apr 2013
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