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The Hanging Sculptures of the Little Western Paradise
Exploring a little-known jewel of Buddhist artistic expression
Uploaded 14 Oct 2016
A Tribute to Kyabje Trulshik Rinpoche
Celebrating the achievements of one of Vajryayana Buddhism's great teachers
Uploaded 22 Jul 2016
The Birthplace of Atish Dipankar Comes to Light
Atish Dipankar was a Buddhist master, scholar, and philosopher
Uploaded 27 Feb 2015
Attending the Kalachakra
It was 3 July 2014. I was in transit at Indira Gandhi Airport in New Delhi when a stormy weather announcement was made for the Himalayan region of Ladakh, and my flight to Leh, the capital, was cancel
Uploaded 3 Oct 2014
A Glimpse of My Time at the Sakya College for Nuns
I almost never woke up to the five o'clock gong—the first gong of the day in a life, if not ruled by the gong, then certainly regulated by it. I didn’t have to pay attention to most of the gongs, only
Uploaded 8 Aug 2014
Namo Buddha Mountain: Walking in the Bodhisattva's Path in Nepal
Nepal is one of the most sought after destinations whether for pilgrimage or tourism. In February 2012, when I was studying at the University of Pune in India, staff from the Department of Pali arrang
Uploaded 23 Jun 2014
"There's a lot of catching up to do" - Full Interview with Karma Lekshe Tsomo
Editor's note: Ven. Karma Lekshe Tsomo is the Branch and Chapter Coordinator of Sakyadhita International Association of Buddhist Women. In this series of seven questions we presented to her, she refle
Uploaded 14 Oct 2013
Traditionally-minded Buddhists will benefit most from fully ordained nuns
Every Buddhist would find it difficult to contest the idea that Buddhism values spiritual authority. Buddhism’s need for legitimate transmission inevitably means upholding the monastic sangha as the p
Uploaded 24 Sep 2013
Traditionally-minded Buddhists will benefit most from fully ordained nuns
Every Buddhist would find it difficult to contest the idea that Buddhism values spiritual authority. Buddhism’s need for legitimate transmission inevitably means upholding the monastic sangha as the p
Uploaded 24 Sep 2013
Art in Context: A Tibetan Shrine Room at the Rubin Museum of Art, NYC
Editor's note: “On the Vajra footpath with Tinley Fynn” is a column focusing on the principles of Tibetan Vajrayana Buddhism through the exploration of associated literature, arts, cultural practices
Uploaded 4 Sep 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
Walking for Change on a Padyatra
Some of us are close friends with the natural world.  We spend our weekends in the mountains; we own Gore-Tex and lots of wicking socks.  Sometimes, we’re more like nature’s acquaintances: we drive hy
Uploaded 25 Mar 2013
Buddhism for Women, Women for Buddhism: Highlights of Sakyadhita's 13th Conference
Ven. Karma Lekshe Tsomo is the Branch and Chapter Coordinator of Sakyadhita International Association of Buddhist Women. In this series of seven questions we presented to her, she reflects on some key
Uploaded 9 Mar 2013
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