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 Diplom...
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.
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
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 hos...
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, 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 ...
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.
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