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Stillness and Strength: The Great Buddha of Kamakura
A serene monument to durability and impermanence
Uploaded 2 Oct 2017
Shakubuku! The Advent of Nichiren Buddhism in India
A history of Nichiren Buddhism in India since 1931
Uploaded 18 Aug 2017
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
The Buddhist Roots of Japanese Flower Arrangement
Buddhist expression in color and form
Uploaded 28 Oct 2016
Buddhism and Creative Writing, Part Two
Exploring creative writing as a Buddhist practice
Uploaded 21 Oct 2016
How to Read Japanese Buddhist Texts?
Approaching historical Buddhist texts
Uploaded 9 Sep 2016
Buddhism and Creative Writing, Part One
Can creative writing be considered part of our Dharma practice
Uploaded 26 Aug 2016
Drinking Tea—Meeting the Buddha
Gereon Kopf on Buddhism in the tea ceremony
Uploaded 18 Sep 2015
Zen and the Art of Dry Landscape Gardens
One of the most visited sites in Kyoto, by Japanese tourists as well as by foreigners, is the temple Ryoan-ji in the northwestern part of the city. Its dry garden is the most famous and probably the f
Uploaded 12 Jun 2015
Jizo: Japan’s Beloved Savior of Lost Souls
Printed multiple images of Jizo. Japan, Muromachi period (1333–1574), ink on paper. Image courtesy of Sam Fogg, London.   The Buddhist deity Kshitigarbha, or “He who encompasses the
Uploaded 15 May 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
The Dragon-girl and Her Monks: Shanmiao’s Relationships with Uisang and Myoe
An archetypal three-way relationship between a shapeshifting girl and two monks
Uploaded 10 Apr 2015
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