Uncertain Minds: How the West Misunderstands Buddhism
The final part of the interfaith series held by the Guardian in conjunction with St Paul's Cathedral, exploring Buddhism in its various manifestations.
Ven Dhammadipa - The Approach for Western Buddhists
Ven. Dhammadipa explains his view on the suitable approach to buddhism for western students. more at www.phathue.com.
buddhism in the west.wmv
This clip edited from 2 buddhist great films -" from youth to mastery" - 17 Karmapa Thaye Dorje, "" Buddhism in the west" , if you need this clip in good quality and ...
David Loy - Buddhism and the West
Cultural Context of Western Buddhism | NYC Rebel Buddha Panel Discussion
Includes Roshi Pat Enkyo O'Hara of the NYC Village Zendo, Nalandabodhi's Mitra Mark Power and moderator Shastri Ethan Nichtern of the Interdependence ...
Slavoj Žižek. The Buddhist Ethic and the Spirit of Global Capitalism. 2012
http://www.egs.edu/ Slavoj Žižek, contemporary philosopher and psychoanalyst, discusses Daisetsu Teitaro Suzuki, Western Buddhism, the West, capitalism, ...
Reflections on Buddhism in the West by Bob Thurman
http://www.scienceandnonduality.com/ Bob Thurman reflects on western society's misunderstandings of Buddhism. A recognized worldwide authority on religion ...
Lama Ole Nydahl: Buddhism In The West
Lama Ole Nydahl gives an overview of the teachings of Buddhism, drawing parallels with ancient Greek thought -- the intellectual foundation of Western ...
Ask A Monk: How I Became a Buddhist Monk
"What inspired you to go into Buddhism and ultimately becoming a monk?" Please submit questions to my YouTube Channel: ...
Buddhism and alien abductions | by Ajahn Brahm
Buddhism and alien abductions? - What's Ajahn Brahm on about? Listen to the talk to find out. The dharma talks recorded by the Buddhist Society of Western ...
Tue, 23 Jun 2015 09:41:15 -0700
About 50 dharma teachers from the US, Canada, Mexico, the UK, and France gathered June 6-10 at Dharma Drum Chan Monastery in Pine Bush, New York, for the second Gen X Dharma Teachers Conference, where they discussed the issues they face as ...
Fri, 22 May 2015 21:04:10 -0700
Other schools of Asians and Western Buddhism have sprung up in Toledo at times, too, and some Buddhists travel to Ann Arbor for practice in other styles, including Tibetan Buddhism. There is also a more secular way of the dharma, mindfulness teaching.
Fri, 27 Jan 2012 12:16:30 -0800
A few weeks ago I began a series of posts called "Western Buddhism: The 50 Year Lessons." In that post I mentioned three lessons: enlightenment is not what we thought, meditation is not good for everything and religious corruption is universal. Outside ...
Huffington Post (blog)
Fri, 04 Nov 2011 09:51:50 -0700
It's been about 50 years since the bulk of the Asian meditation masters arrived here -- Japanese, Korean, Tibetan, Vietnamese and so on. Many of us have spent our whole adult lives trying to practice and absorb what they taught us. I've been thinking ...
Sun, 22 Feb 2015 17:30:00 -0800
Speaking of this work as a process suggests an at least cautiously optimistic outlook on Western Buddhism becoming more inclusive. What are the biggest hang-ups we as a culture or religion in the West still have? What steps should be taken now and in ...
Sun, 26 Oct 2014 04:03:51 -0700
It's times like these when I am reminded of Slavoj Zizek's summary dismissal of “Western Buddhism.” Zizek cautions that while meditation may seem to come from an edgy counterculture, in fact Americans practice it in a way that is often consistent with ...
Sun, 16 Nov 2014 21:11:23 -0800
Does Western Buddhism encourage its adherents to serenely ignore their participation in the capitalist machine? So says prominent Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Žižek, whose pointed critique was inspired by this documentary. Featuring commentary from ...
Tue, 14 Jun 2011 07:35:09 -0700
But the "Maha Council" (maha means “great” in Sanskrit) has created buzz and sparked soul-searching among members of the growing Buddhist religion in the United States for different reasons. Who speaks for "western Buddhism," many attendees and ...
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