Regions: Asia

The Fiction of the Self: Ruth Ozeki

“Ultimately, all the creative arts are testaments to the foundational truths of Buddhist principles,” says Canadian-American writer Ruth Ozeki. Whether tracing the themes of interdependence

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Self-reflection in Kashmir

The world is beset by what are often called “intractable problems.” Agitation and response seem to run in circles of escalating violence, with little apparent

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Why Meditate?

Whenever I teach Japanese Buddhism, whether in the Americas, Europe, or East Asia, I frequently run into the same assumption among students that Buddhists, for

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