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Science and the Rainbow Body, Part 3: Rainbow Body Myths
Addressing misunderstandings and misconceptions
Uploaded 7 Nov 2019
Sexuality in the Tibetan Buddhist Tradition: An Interview with Dr. Nida Chenagtsang, Part Two
Dispelling misconceptions about sexuality in Tantric Buddhism
Uploaded 20 Jun 2018
The Kalachakra Effect — Why is the Kalachakra Initiation So Popular?
Insights into one of Tibetan Buddhism's most captivating rituals
Uploaded 24 Mar 2017
A Buddhist Perspective on Organ Donation
Why organ donations are no longer taboo in Buddhist South Asia
Uploaded 3 Feb 2017
Sneaking up on <i>Shamatha</i>: Lama Sangak Yeshe Tsomo
Demystifying meditation for Western Buddhists
Uploaded 10 Jun 2016
Two Roads to an Awakened Heart
“People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they’re not on your road does not mean they are lost.” - Dalai Lama (goodreads)   In my personal spiritual journey, I’ve
Uploaded 9 Jan 2015
Searching for Meaning in Tibetan Wrathful Imagery
Tibetan Vajrayana imagery, for the most part, illustrates fantastical literary texts by reflecting metaphor and symbolism. Notions of aesthetic achievement and the sense of beauty within this traditio
Uploaded 24 Oct 2014
An Interview with Professor Pauline Yu—President of the American Council of Learned Societies
About the ACLS   Formed in 1919, the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) is a private, non-profit federation of 72 national learned societies. As representative of American scholarship, the A
Uploaded 17 Oct 2014
Meditating: the Art of Everydayness
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 21 Jan 2014
Encountering Amitabha’s Compassion: Sources of reference material for studying Pure Land teaching
The first article in Alan Kwan's Pure Land column!
Uploaded 8 Aug 2013
Buddhist Perspective on Misbehaviors or Crimes
How to recover from betraying one's own morality
Uploaded 26 Apr 2013
Planting Seeds of Understanding
  Imagine … “a world where people are deeply grounded in a moral and ethical tradition, where humility and service are highly valued and where reason, science and tec
Uploaded 15 Oct 2012
Does Confidence require a belief in the Self?
Buddhist self-confidence versus self-help self-confidence
Uploaded 11 Apr 2011
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