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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: 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.

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...

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...

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.

Anger and Forgiveness By - Ven Ajahn Brahm

Anger and Forgiveness 2001-05-04 Link to the Mp3 File http://media.bswa.org/mp3/Brahmavamso_2001_05_04.mp3 This file is published under the CC BY-ND license ...

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94 news items


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 ...

ABC Local

ABC Local
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.

The Millions

The Millions
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 03:22:46 -0700

I suppose there are echoes of how western Buddhism names the various branches of Buddhism, of which there are many. It is not a religion of the text, or a single book, that lays down the rules. It has morphed in many parts of the world into ...
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 ...

First Things

First Things
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 ...
Patheos (blog)
Mon, 17 Mar 2014 14:45:36 -0700

But as dull as I find Flanagan, I don't we can afford to ignore him and his colleagues, or just dismiss them as “materialists” (with the implied matter/spirit duality that haunts most Western Buddhism). Any kind of afterlife now seems implausible. This ...

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