Clarification of the relationship between dharma and mindfulness on the basis of history and scriptural sources.
The challenges to Buddhism becoming established in the West.
The importance of understanding the meaning and intelligence of dharma teachings to support our practice.
Buddhism reduced to just meditation is a spiritual dead end.
The dharma is nothing if not counter-intuitive.
Can we love our families fully while upholding the Buddha’s teaching on non-attachment?
As 4th-century Indian master Vasubandhu counselled, “practice hearing, reflecting, and meditating”
Will Western adaption of the dharma challenge contemporary culture or accommodate it?
A radical rejection of scientific Buddhism.
And there may be no 'progress' in religion, in practice, or in the dharma, either. - Gary Snyder
The Bodhisattva vow, the most powerful expression of compassion.
From London to Los Angeles it seems like it’s the age of compassion.....