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Curiosity and Doubt: The Spiritual Career of Judith Simmer-Brown
The spiritual enquiries of an American Buddhist scholar
Uploaded 19 Feb 2016
The Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre: Forging an “Australian Buddhism” near Sydney
Tara Frances takes us to the Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre, a Theravada Buddhist retreat center that is at the forefront of Buddhist evolution in Australia.
Uploaded 21 Dec 2015
Drawing Boundaries
Engaging with the benefits of boundaries and discipline
Uploaded 4 Dec 2015
Wonderwell Mountain Refuge—A Flowering of Buddhism in America
Buddhist retreat in New Hampshire provides a perfect setting for Dharma exploration
Uploaded 16 Oct 2015
The Body of the Buddha: A Conversion Story
Jason Ranek relates his path to Buddhism
Uploaded 18 Sep 2015
Sayadaw Ashin Nanujjotabhivamsa: “Meditation is the cool water that extinguishes the fire of suffering”
Insights from the Panditarama Meditation Center in Yangon
Uploaded 28 Aug 2015
<i>Buddhistdoor View</i>: Conscience in the Thought of Bhikkhu Bodhi
The philosophical evolution of Bhikkhu Bodhi
Uploaded 26 Jun 2015
<i>Buddhistdoor View</i>: Thich Nhat Hanh’s Peerless Influence
On 12 November, Thich Nhat Hanh (or Thay) suffered a severe brain hemorrhage that put him in hospital. As the global Buddhist community continues to keep close watch on the world’s most famous Zen mas
Uploaded 5 Dec 2014
Speaking with Many Voices: <i>Buddha’s Daughters</i>
Perspectives from Sharon Salzberg, Tara Brach, Pema Chödrön, and more
Uploaded 14 Nov 2014
<i>Mindfulness: Diverse Perspectives on its Meaning, Origins and Applications</i>
Mindfulness is an ancient technique used in many meditative religious traditions, and has inspired an entire industry in the fields of health and psychology. It is now very popular among modern physio
Uploaded 26 Sep 2014
Dipa Ma - An extraordinary female Buddhist master in the twentieth century
Rarely does a story about another person contain so much heart. After reading Dipa Ma, you feel you have actually met her - and you will never forget her.    – Paul Ha
Uploaded 14 May 2014
A Glaswegian turned Buddhist: "Buddha Da" book review
Review of Scottish novel "Buddha Da"
Uploaded 11 Mar 2014
A Zen Experience in New York
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
Spiritual Crossroads (Part II): The Movement of Amida-shu in the West
Editor’s note: David Brazier is a Buddhist teacher, writer, and psychotherapist. He is President at Instituto Terapia Zen Internacional in Spain and the head of the Amida Order in the United Kingdom.
Uploaded 13 Feb 2014
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