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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.

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 Diploma, Directed by Stephanie Rankin...

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

East Meets West - Part 3: Rob Preece - Jung & Buddhism - February 8, 2013 - CWC - CPH

Psychology in the meeting between East & West - Part 3: Rob Preece - Jung & Buddhism: a personal story The Center for Wisdom and Compassion in Copenhagen hosted a mini conference on the ...

Tibetan Buddhism in Modern Western Culture

Namasté Recognize who you truly are! Sacred Sangha of Earth, Beloved Beings of Presence, Being One, we liberate Humanity Be present! Be joyful! Be free! ~ Blessings to You...

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 years ago, Gary Snyder, the...

Why Buddhism and the West Need Each Other-2

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 years ago, Gary Snyder, the...

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, science, ideology, cognitive neuroscience,.

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Aquila Style

Aquila Style
Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:56:15 -0700

Western Buddhism particularly attracted her and, after some research, she almost adopted Buddhism as her faith. What stopped her was its lack of God, something she knew she believed in. “I was pretty anti-Islam at the time and didn't want to read into ...

ArtSlant

ArtSlant
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 23:06:54 -0700

Three solid red circles, pyramid-set, and surrounded by the thick line of a red circle. The ancient symbol of the Pax Cultura represents the interconnectivity of Art, Science, and Religion—the protection of which formed the basis of the Roerich Pact ...
 
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 ...
 
Patheos (blog)
Sun, 22 Feb 2015 17:40:44 -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 ...
 
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 ...
 
Tricycle
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 ...
 
Patheos (blog)
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 01:31:39 -0800

As Christmas and the New Year approach, and the darkest days come and pass, many people across the world continue to hold Thich Nhat Hanh (Thay) in their hearts. The latest update from Plum Village, sent out last week, tells us that he is still in a ...

Salon

Salon
Sun, 26 Oct 2014 04:03:45 -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 ...
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