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The Metaphorical Sword
Expressions of the Buddhadharma in the philosophy of martial arts
Uploaded 22 May 2019
Body and Mind in Chinese Martial Arts: A Conversation with Xu Xiangdong
The significance of traditional Chinese thought in martial arts
Uploaded 21 Aug 2018
Buddhism in Contemporary China Through a Photographer’s Eye
Insights into the cultural and religious heritage of the people of China
Uploaded 23 Dec 2016
Exclusive Interview: The 17th Karmapa and the Buddhist Nuns of the Tibetan tradition
His Holiness shares his thoughts on the future of female monasticism
Uploaded 19 Aug 2016
<i>Buddhistdoor View</i>—Why Buddhism is Not All About the Search for Happiness
How happiness is just a small part of the Buddhist path
Uploaded 8 Jul 2016
The Compassion of Guanyin in Carmel, New York
Visiting an exquisite haven of Buddhism
Uploaded 29 Apr 2016
<i>The Immortals: Faces of the Incredible in Buddhist Burma</i> – Book Review
Guillaume Rozenberg investigates the intriguing cult of weikza
Uploaded 23 Oct 2015
Buddhism and Basketball: Phil Jackson and His Zen Coaching
At the towering height of 2.03 meters (roughly 6 feet 7 inches), it’s no surprise Phil Jackson’s life has revolved around the game of basketball. At high school he played basketball, footb
Uploaded 13 Mar 2015
The Bulletproof Buddhist Actor
Who is the coolest actor in the world?   Tom Cruise? Bruce Willis? Brad Pitt? Johnny Depp, you say? Most of these famous names would have been ignored in 1995— the year that the Los Angeles Times clai
Uploaded 5 Dec 2014
The Druk Amitabha Kung Fu Nuns: Combining Martial Arts and Meditation
The sun has barely touched the green hill of Druk Amitabha to the west of Kathmandu, Nepal, and already the paths to the nunnery resound with the deep reverberation of a drum, pervading the entire spa
Uploaded 14 Nov 2014
Celebrity Spotlight: From Aspiring Ballerina to Bond Girl, Michelle Yeoh
From aspiring ballerina to beauty queen to delivering blockbusters on screen—Michelle Yeoh’s achievements have captivated people all over the world. I remember watching the enchanting actress appear n
Uploaded 24 Oct 2014
Celebrity Spotlight: The Lightning-fast Buddhist
In today’s action-packed cinema, it is almost de rigueur to see a computer-generated alien take over the world in a fierce battle between the human race and beings unknown. Our heroes have become men
Uploaded 19 Sep 2014
Kung Fu Nuns Fight for Oxygen in Ladakh
Editor's note: Stella Peters is a writer/photographer from Amsterdam who focuses on inequality and human interest stories. She is currently studying anthropology in an Advanced master’s programme at K
Uploaded 15 Oct 2013
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