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Alternate Realities in the Paintings of Wakana Kimura
Questioning reality through a melding of Japanese and Western artistic influences
Uploaded 10 Jun 2016
The Lotus is a Form of Dance: Reverend Teijo Munnich
Exploring feminine spirituality within the Zen tradition
Uploaded 15 Apr 2016
Beauty and Sadness: Reflections on a Japanese Noh Play
A sublime expression of the Wheel of Life and Death
Uploaded 4 Mar 2016
Loving your Weeds: An Interview with Peggy Rowe Ward
The first article in Caitlin's new column, "Women in Buddhism"
Uploaded 22 Jan 2016
Dharma Art as a Way of Being
The transformative impact of Dharma on living and on art
Uploaded 18 Dec 2015
Deconstructing Daruma
Understanding Daruma as an expression of Zen philosophy
Uploaded 30 Oct 2015
Zen and the Art of Tea Drinking—an Exhibition at the Freer
There is a painting in the Freer Gallery of Art’s current exhibition, Zen, Tea, and Chinese Art in Medieval Japan, that beautifully symbolizes the remarkable cultural exchange and synthesis that
Uploaded 18 Feb 2015
The Active Buddhist: George Takei
Calling all Trekkies!   If you’re a fan of the original Star Trek TV series (and movies), then you’ll be familiar with the jet black hair and yellow ocher bodysuit of Hikaru Sulu. N
Uploaded 13 Feb 2015
The Silent One: Leonard Cohen’s Pursuit of Spirituality
“It goes like this The fourth, the fifth The minor fall, the major lift The baffled king composing Hallelujah   Hallelujah, Hallelujah Hallelujah, Hallelujah”   The familiar tune and lyrics of
Uploaded 16 Jan 2015
Ratnadevi’s Playful Approach to Mindfulness and Yoga
“I want to enjoy this—let’s just see where the conversation takes us,” were Ratnadevi’s words as we sat down to begin this interview. And that sums up why I want to give you a glimpse into my yoga tea
Uploaded 2 Jan 2015
A General Overview of the 17th IABS Congress in Vienna (18–23 August 2014)
On the way to Vienna for the 17th Congress of the International Association of Buddhist Studies (IABS) in the early morning of 18 August, the good memories of the 16th Congress at Dharma Drum Mountain
Uploaded 17 Oct 2014
The Variety of Practice in Soto Zen Buddhism
Dogen’s (1200–53) Soto Zen is known for its emphasis on shikantaza—“sitting only.” In his popular Once Born Zen – Twice Born Zen: The Soto and Rinzai Schools of Japanese Zen, M. Conrad Hyers highlight
Uploaded 10 Oct 2014
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