Buddhism: An Eastern Religion in a Western World
A short documentary looking into Buddhism and how it has grown in popularity in Western Culture, Final Major Project in Media Production BTEC National Diplom...
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.
David Loy - Buddhism and the West
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 qua...
Why Buddhism and the West Need Each Other-3
Topic: "Why Buddhism and the West Need Each Other" Place: Woo Ju Memorial Library Program: 11/10/2013 (Sunday) 2-4pm Speaker: Professor David R. Loy Over 50 ...
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, scie...
3D Dialogue: Zen Buddhism and Western Society
Jesse Hirsh host of 3D Dialogue interviews Sensei Taigen Henderson from the Toronto Zen Centre regarding Zen Buddhism and how to integrate eastern spirituali...
Western Buddhism Secrets, Peter Fenner
Carol Sill and Peter Fenner discuss his western buddhism. Non-Dual-Awareness and meditation retreats are revealed in this provocative and fascinating interview.
Slavoj Zizek criticizing buddhism
Slavoj Zizek criticizing buddhism.
The Costa Rican Times
The Costa Rican Times
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 17:18:45 -0800
Western Buddhism at least maintains there are no limits in lifetimes, and minimizes the importance and urgency of radical change in human consciousness. This has resulted in 'the Earth will heal itself after man destroys himself' mentality, which has ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, 03 Jun 2014 18:18:45 -0700
I have nothing against meditation and am fully aware of how heavily Western Buddhism has focused on this one practice. But what's worth noting is that the conversation stops here. When I ask these meditators what tradition they prefer or what teachers ...
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:22:43 -0700
In Soens language western Buddhism is a step in the development of the philosophy. The greatest contribution of western Buddhism is that it has scientifically analyzed and researched the philosophy that has made it acceptable to the intellectuals in ...
Tue, 04 Nov 2014 23:23:47 -0800
I think what's being overlooked when people talk about Western Buddhism is that it's not a process of ownership, or possession. Think of it rather as a hosting." Jarni Blakkarly is a Melbourne-based free-lance journalist and a journalism student at RMIT.
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 09:30:00 -0700
They're still – they're propagating Western Buddhism or American Buddhism. The connection to the tradition of Buddhism in particular is explicit and I think there are problems with that because when you, if you are declaring yourself a Buddhist you are ...
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