Sarah Todd

Magazine

Books in Brief

MANY CONVERTS to Buddhism feel a lingering attachment to their original faiths even as they pursue the path to enlightenment. For those who try to make room in their lives for both menorahs and mu, Brenda Shoshanna’sJewish Dharma: A Guide to the Practice of Judaism and Zen (Da Capo Press, 2008, $25.00 cloth, 320 pp.) […]

By Sarah Todd

Magazine

Books in Brief, Summer 2008

          AN UNPLANNED pregnancy, a rocky romance, an unsatisfying job, and a milestone birthday: Amanda, the intrepid twenty-nine-year-old heroine ofENLIGHTENMENT FOR IDIOTS (Random House, 2008, $24.00 cloth, 384 pp.), has got a lot on her plate even before a spiritual pilgrimage gets thrown into the mix. When Amanda receives an assignment […]

By Sarah Todd

Magazine Arts & Culture

Dharma Art, All-Pervasive

Sambo, Shinjo Ito, 1959, magnolia wood, 12.6 x 22.8 inches; “Sambo” is the Japanese term for the three jewels of Buddhism: the Buddha, the Dharma, and the Sangha THE ART WORLD of New York City is a notoriously tough nut to crack. Recently, though, many Big Apple dwellers were struck by a profusion of subway […]

By Sarah Todd
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