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Conversations about Cause and Effect
Introducing children to the concept of karma
Uploaded 12 Aug 2016
Reinstating Animal Rights in Sri Lanka
Charting changing attitudes towards animal rights in a Buddhist nation
Uploaded 30 Jun 2016
<i>Excavations at Kanaganahalli (Sannati, Dist. Gulbarga, Karnataka)</i> – Book Review
A comprehensive study of a spectacular excavation of Buddhist history
Uploaded 18 Dec 2015
<i>An Archaeological History of Indian Buddhism</i> – Book Review
An ambitious study of Buddhist art and archaeology in India
Uploaded 18 Dec 2015
Dharma Art as a Way of Being
The transformative impact of Dharma on living and on art
Uploaded 18 Dec 2015
The Difference between Dedication of Merit on the Bodhisattva Path and Dedication-Aspiration in Pure Land Buddhism
Acquiring real and pure merit and virtue for rebirth in Amitabha’s Pure Land
Uploaded 11 Dec 2015
The Lesson of Patacara: Reaching Out to Seattle’s Downtrodden and Dispossessed
The story of Patacara inspires American Buddhists to provide refuge for the homeless
Uploaded 13 Nov 2015
The 16th Karmapa Remembered—An Interview with Ngödup Burkhar
Ngödup Burkhar on His Holiness the 16th Karmapa
Uploaded 14 Aug 2015
When Good Intentions Are Directed by Wrong View
False assumptions, ignorance, and unintentional harm
Uploaded 19 Jun 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
Thailand's Incredible Treasure: The Temple of the Emerald Buddha
First-time travelers to Bangkok like myself surely won’t miss the opportunity to visit treasures like Wat Pho (The Temple of the Reclining Buddha), Wat Arun (The Temple of Dawn), Wat Saket (The Temple
Uploaded 31 Oct 2014
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
Perceptions and Misperceptions
“Sentient beings, self and others, enemies and dear ones—all are made by thoughts. It is like seeing a rope and mistaking it for a snake.   When we think that the rope is a snake, we are scared, but
Uploaded 8 Aug 2014
A Pilgrimage to Pu Tuo Mountain
In the winter of the Year of the Snake, 2013, two laywomen accompanied me to Pu Tuo Mountain (普陀山), where we stayed in the Guan Yin Cave Nunnery (guan yin dong 觀音洞). At the time, the sun was
Uploaded 24 Apr 2014
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