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The Fiction of the Self: Ruth Ozeki
The act of storytelling as a performance of interbeing
Uploaded 24 Feb 2017
When Dance Transforms
Capturing the ephemeral art of Buddhist dance
Uploaded 24 Jun 2016
Beauty and Sadness: Reflections on a Japanese Noh Play
A sublime expression of the Wheel of Life and Death
Uploaded 4 Mar 2016
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
Ordination in the Theravada Tradition: Ordination During the Time of the Buddha
  In this series, Jnan explores the practice of ordination within the Theravada tradition by a close examination of the Pali Canon. His first article discusses ordination during the Bu
Uploaded 14 Apr 2014
Nāgārjuna’s Śūnyatā Doctrine As Seen the MMK
Editor's note: This poem was first published in the now-retired Bodhi Journal, Issue 8, June 2008. It is a general assumption of the most scholars that the Emptiness Theory of Nāgārjuna is a kind of r
Uploaded 22 Apr 2013
The meaning of Kamma in early Buddhism
 Editor's note: This feature was first published in the now-retired Bodhi Journal, Issue 7, March 2008. Introduction The word karma, etymologically meaning “action”, is a term common to many of the an
Uploaded 20 Apr 2013
Part Five: Rethinking
One of the mysteries of Buddhist history is the 400-year absence of an anthropomorphic image of the Buddha.  Early scholars argued for a period of defacto aniconism, in which artisans decorated Buddhi
Uploaded 20 Feb 2013
Part Four: New Ideas
  Beginning in the mid-1980’s, American scholars John and Susan Huntington turned Buddhist art history on its head with claims that the first Buddha images were made shortly after the Buddha’s death,
Uploaded 4 Feb 2013
KanZeOn: A Documentary on Sound
It has been literally years since I watched a documentary and thought it was objectively good (liking it or disliking it is a subjective thing), because too often documentaries about the humanities li
Uploaded 3 Dec 2011
The Great Departure: A Review of Osamu Tezuka’s “Buddha: the Red Desert"
Original Author: Osamu TezukaDirector: Kozo Morishita Studio: Toei Animation Distributed by: Warner Bros. Pictures and Toei Animation Release date: 28/05/2011   As far as I know, there have been
Uploaded 8 Oct 2011
What Exactly Did the Buddha Say ?
IntroductionThe short answer to this question is very simple: we do not really know. That, however, is not really an acceptable answer to most people because in the past 2500 years or more, many h
Uploaded 18 Apr 2010
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