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The Making of Buddhist Wood Sculptures in China
A deeper examination of Buddhist statuary in Chinese history
Uploaded 27 Jan 2017
<i>Buddhistdoor View</i>: Science and Buddhism—Alliance and Friendship, Not Ideological Uniformity
Building dialogues and connections with science
Uploaded 7 Oct 2016
Cultivating Wellbeing in the Heart of the City: An Interview with Tsoknyi Rinpoche
Buddhist practice in contemporary society
Uploaded 23 Sep 2016
The Wheel of Mental Balance
Taking mindfulness further . . .
Uploaded 13 May 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
The Joy of Giving
A personal tragedy offers an opportunity for renewal and a new appreciation of life
Uploaded 25 Sep 2015
How Mindfulness Works: What does the Field of Science have to Offer?
We all know that life is suffering - but why do we suffer?  And when we spend ten minutes sniffing, examining, chewing, and finally mindfully eating a raisin, what exactly happens to our brains?  Thes
Uploaded 20 May 2014
Nine-Story Mountain Film Crew Interview: Journalism, Pilgrimage, and Preservation
Pilgrimage is not technically done for personal enjoyment. The fun comes as a corollary to rigor (few to no holy sites are located in comfortable or lush locations), the difficulties of travel, and so
Uploaded 7 May 2014
The Healing Power of Meditation: A Book Review
Sangeeta Bansal Ph.D, a researcher and writer, is also the founder of a non-profit called Mindside, which aims to make the benefits of mindfulness meditation available to all. Mindside offers an eight
Uploaded 8 Mar 2014
Science and Meditation: New Developments in Buddhist Research
Introduction   Buddhism has many unique assets as a religious tradition. It has been received well in many Western countries. It places humankind at the center of its attention. It does not require
Uploaded 11 Jul 2013
Want to be happy? Watch "Happy"!
“If you were the new leader of Hong Kong, what economic policies would you set up?” Generally, my students stare at me with blank faces when I ask them questions in clas
Uploaded 3 Oct 2012
On Sacred Tides: Maritime Buddhism and moving from the Silk Road to a “Great Circle”
Imagine you’re about to sail the azure sea and reap its more positive maritime possibilities: trade, prosperity, or perhaps cultural exchange. But have you thought about the perilous journeys
Uploaded 1 May 2012
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