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Gender as an Act: Sarah Wessendorf on Buddhism and Non-binary Identities
Exploring Buddha-nature in the context of gendered practice
Uploaded 20 Sep 2018
What are these Statues for?
The role of iconography in cultivating Buddha-nature
Uploaded 7 Mar 2018
Heirs to the Tiantai Tradition: The Tiantai Trilogy, Part 3
The Tendai lineages of Japan
Uploaded 27 Dec 2017
From Chamonix to Chenrezig and <i>Thangkas</i> to Mountain Landscapes – The Story of Neljorma Tendron
Exploring creativity and the teachings as a Serti silk painter and Tibetan language teacher
Uploaded 27 Nov 2017
Does a Philosopher Have Buddha-nature?
Dōgen's take on the enlightened nature within us all
Uploaded 4 Nov 2016
<i>Buddhistdoor View</i>: Science and Buddhism—Alliance and Friendship, Not Ideological Uniformity
Building dialogues and connections with science
Uploaded 7 Oct 2016
Teachings by Master Xu Yun on “Huatou”-style Practice in Chan
The Chan master Empty Cloud (Xu Yun; 1840–1959) is known for his simple and direct teaching method. Here are some examples of his instructions to students:   “The reason for Chan investigation is to
Uploaded 22 May 2015
The Precept-bestowing Assembly at Eihei-ji
This is the first of a series of articles on Japanese Buddhism written by Gereon Kopf for Buddhistdoor.   When I was teaching at the University of Hong Kong from 2008–9, I was routinely asked about
Uploaded 29 Aug 2014
A Pilgrimage to Pu Tuo Mountain
In the winter of the Year of the Snake, 2013, two laywomen accompanied me to Pu Tuo Mountain (普陀山), where we stayed in the Guan Yin Cave Nunnery (guan yin dong 觀音洞). At the time, the sun was
Uploaded 24 Apr 2014
Buddha-Nature: Chinese Themes of Nature and Enlightenment
Looking at Chinese motifs and the values they symbolize
Uploaded 2 Sep 2013
Ordaining trees is a splendid statement about our environment
It is easy to overlook the power and weight that symbolic gestures offer. They do not attract as much attention as a large demonstration or a nude body in public. Most symbolic gestures are
Uploaded 31 May 2013
Buddhist Ethics: Compassion for All
Dr. Lisa Kemmerer is a philosopher-activist dedicated to working against oppression, whether on behalf of the environment, nonhuman animals, or disempowered human beings. Her books include In Search o
Uploaded 21 Jan 2013
Foundations of Interreligious Solidarity
Positive dialogue and active social outreach between different religions is a much-needed ideal in our world today. On this prospect, advocates of various religions have spoken with great enthusiasm f
Uploaded 11 Apr 2011
The Purpose of Life according to the Scriptures
Introduction   On the January 15, 2011, I was invited to participate as one of the panel speakers in an Interfaith Forum themed ‘The Purpose of Life according to the Scriptures’ at the Lecture Hall
Uploaded 28 Feb 2011
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