Sam Mowe

Magazine

Pilgrimage: Introduction

Pilgrimage has a rich religious background in Buddhist history. It is traditionally linked to devotion and faith, and the spiritual merit conferred by visiting sacred sites. The sites themselves are typically thought to be vested with great spiritual energy and power supportive of practice. In other words, things that are very un-modern. Traditional pilgrimage has […]

By Sam Mowe

Magazine

Books in Brief Spring 2012

The central message of Jack Kornfield’s Bringing Home the Dharma: Awakening Right Where You Are (Shambhala Publications, 2011, $24.95, cloth, 304 pp.) is that every part of your life is sacred. Accordingly, Kornfield offers readers teachings on all sorts of different topics: parenting, engaging in politics, sexuality, drug use, forgiveness among them. “All aspects of […]

By Sam Mowe
Temple
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