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Women in Contemporary Buddhism: A Challenge for the 21st Century
Re-integrating the Sacred Feminine into everyday life and society
Uploaded 16 Jul 2019
Re-envisioning the Lay Practitioner’s Vocation in Contemporary Buddhism
Reflections on the critical role of lay practitioners in Buddhism
Uploaded 20 Mar 2018
<i>Buddhistdoor View</i>: Revisiting Resolutions for Buddhist Media in 2018
A Noble Eightfold Path for the press and the media
Uploaded 6 Jan 2018
The Impossibility of Outsourcing Happiness
Pursuing sustainable happiness through the Noble Eightfold Path
Uploaded 21 Apr 2017
Buddhism and Abundance: Monastery of Tranquillity and Peace (Jing’an Monastery) in Shanghai
Tradition and wealth at a historic Buddhist monastery
Uploaded 31 Mar 2017
Taxing the Robots and Other Externalities
Making innovation sustainable
Uploaded 17 Mar 2017
Exploring Buddhism’s Tensions With Modernity: An Interview with Prof. David McMahan
Is the secularization of Buddhism missing the point?
Uploaded 28 Oct 2016
Rethinking Life Release
Examining some abuses of a virtuous practice
Uploaded 27 Aug 2015
“Wisdom 2.0”: Hacking Buddhism to Make a Better Samsara
As I approach the magnificently remodeled San Francisco Marriott in Union Square, I become keenly aware of the vast differences in karmic circumstances that exist in this world of “endurance.&rd
Uploaded 20 Mar 2015
Buddhism Today and Tomorrow: Challenges and Prospects
In some countries in Asia Buddhism still takes the form that it has assumed for well over a thousand years. Due to its long-standing tradition, many people believe that as a religion it has always bee
Uploaded 2 Jan 2015
Herbie Hancock: Jazz, Grammy Awards, and Nichiren Buddhism
“Chameleon,” “Watermelon Man,” “I Thought it was You,” “Rockit,” “Cantaloupe Island,” . . . if any of these titles sound familiar, the name Herbie Hancock will surely set a jazzy tune automatically pl
Uploaded 21 Nov 2014
Can Mindfulness be Practiced Independently of Buddhism?
In February this year, Time magazine included a feature called “The Mindful Revolution” as its cover story, illustrated with an image of a girl meditating peacefully. With the great efforts to researc
Uploaded 14 Nov 2014
A General Overview of the 17th IABS Congress in Vienna (18–23 August 2014)
On the way to Vienna for the 17th Congress of the International Association of Buddhist Studies (IABS) in the early morning of 18 August, the good memories of the 16th Congress at Dharma Drum Mountain
Uploaded 17 Oct 2014
<i>Mindfulness: Diverse Perspectives on its Meaning, Origins and Applications</i>
Mindfulness is an ancient technique used in many meditative religious traditions, and has inspired an entire industry in the fields of health and psychology. It is now very popular among modern physio
Uploaded 26 Sep 2014
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