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Lion's Roar

Lion's Roar
Tue, 23 Jun 2015 09:50:01 -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 ...

Patheos (blog)

Patheos (blog)
Fri, 07 Aug 2015 22:02:32 -0700

I've only just learned through a Facebook posting by David Loy that Ken Jones has died. Looking into it I see he died on the 2nd of August, from the ravages of prostate cancer. It is appropriate in some ways that is how I learned it. As I think David ...

Toledo Blade

Toledo Blade
Fri, 22 May 2015 20:56:15 -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.

Patheos (blog)

Patheos (blog)
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:35:33 -0800

Just over a year ago, in “Buddhism dominates Western States behind Christianity,” I wrote about the maps created by the ASARB (Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies). Those maps painted a dramatic sea of saffron across the Western ...
 
Patheos (blog)
Wed, 01 Jan 2014 06:46:21 -0800

Last month the Washington Post published an article* illustrating religion in America today with maps like the one below. If you're interested in the composition of religion in America today, I highly recommend reading it. The data used to created them ...
 
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 ...
 
Huffington Post
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 ...

Patheos (blog)

Patheos (blog)
Sat, 27 Jun 2015 10:59:29 -0700

Today I am thrilled to join millions across the country in celebration of the Supreme Court's decision to legalize same-sex marriage across all 50 states. In honor of the decision, along with joining the facebook “Celebrate Pride” campaign with this ...
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