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By Joanne Clark Some years ago, I was having a major anxiety attack during a Dalai Lama teaching, something that often happens to me when in the presence of high lamas. I was sitting in […]
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On March 7, 2019, The Atlantic published an article “Why So Many Americans Are Turning to Buddhism” with the subtitle “The ancient Eastern religion is helping Westerners with very modern mental-health problems.” The author, Olga […]
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There is some research that suggests that children have natural altruistic impulses. A French-German ARTE documentary, “Die Revolution der Selbstlosen” (The Revolution of the Selflessness), has documented some of these research results. The ARTE documentary, however, also […]
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A new book, Understanding the Case Against Shukden: The History of a Contested Tibetan Practice, has been published on Shugden (Shukden or Dölgyal). Three authoritative Gelug organizations—the Association of Gelug Masters, the Gelug International Foundation, […]
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By Zuzana Čerňáková Nowadays, if one speaks the truth, there is no one to listen. If one speaks falsely, everyone holds it to be true. Therefore, I have not disclosed this to anyone before: I […]
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GUEST POST   An article titled The One Pure Dharma by Judith Hertog appeared in the Winter 2018 edition of Tricycle: The Buddhist Review. Tricycle magazine is an influential publication based out of New York City, and is […]
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By Joanne Clark Last week, the third volume of a multi-volume series on the entire Buddhist path, co-authored by the Dalai Lama and Thubten Chodron, was released. This series is a compilation of decades of […]
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By Alan J.W. I was unable to resist using this whimsical title and illustration – apologies to the easily offended! The reader will understand the lure of a satirical approach, after beholding the article premiered […]
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By Joanne Clark In early November, a group of 134 students signed a letter to forty Tibetan Buddhist lamas, asking for their opinions regarding the abusive behaviours recently disclosed by ex-Rigpa students. A month later, […]
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By Mark Dunlop There was a short (5min 40s) obituary on Sangharakshita broadcast in the UK on BBC Radio 4. It starts 13:58, ends 19:38: Sangharakshita Born 26 August 1925; died 30 October 2018, aged 93. […]
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