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Russia’s Golden Triangle of Buddhism
The flourishing of the Buddhist tradition in the Russian Federation
Uploaded 2 Dec 2016
International Conference in Tuva Marks Revival of Buddhism in Central Asia
Republic of Tuva hosts landmark Buddhist conference
Uploaded 4 Nov 2016
The Siikainen Stupa: The Northernmost Stupa in the World
The “Siikainen Stupa,” named after its location in the Siikainen Municipality, in the Satakunta region of western Finland, is the northernmost stupa in the world. This is the story of its construction.
Uploaded 21 Dec 2015
Kalmykia: Lore and Memory at the Far Side of the Buddhist World
Raymond Lam travels to the windswept steppes of Kalmykia to explore the history of a genuine frontier of Eurasian Buddhism.
Uploaded 21 Dec 2015
A Thoughtful Life: Professor Karunadasa Looks Back on His Career, Teaching, and Buddhist Studies
Exclusive interview with Yakupitiyage Karunadas
Uploaded 19 Jun 2015
Letters from Saint Petersburg: Seekers Share Their Stories
The year was 1993, shortly after the collapse of the Soviet Union. Two years had passed since the heroic city of Leningrad was rechristened Saint Petersburg, its imperial name. Vasily Repin was a stud
Uploaded 13 Mar 2015
Vodka With My Tantra: Life in Buddhist Russia, 2014
The great Buddhist heritage of Russia
Uploaded 22 Aug 2014
A History of Buddhism in Russia: The Sangha and the Soviets
The conflict between Buddhism and Communism reaches a climax
Uploaded 24 Nov 2013
A History of Buddhism in Russia: Return to Saint Petersburg
The story of Russian Buddhism continues into the 21st century
Uploaded 23 Nov 2013
From a trans-personal place on Buddhism in Ukraine: a post-Soviet and post-colonial Dharma of creativity and liberation from the dogmas
“Since it was the Lord Buddha who defined the essence of the human Ego as a process, we can accept this formula of “The Lion.” In your daily life accustom yourselves to the thought of eternal motion a
Uploaded 30 Oct 2013
Where shoots of grass grow: Supporting Buddhism in Russia
In a past article, I suggested a three-point plan that ambitious and gifted Buddhist leaders could consider implementing for an authentic “21st Century Buddhism”. These were: help pro
Uploaded 30 Oct 2013
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