IdeasMagazine | Feature
Will Buddhism change to face humanity's impending peril?
Pure Land Buddhism: The Teachings of Shinran
What is Pure Land Buddhism?
Magazine | Column
A Call to Conscience
Theravada monk Bhikkhu Bodhi calls for the emergence of a collective Buddhist voice of conscience.
Time to Wake Up
If enlightenment is possible in this life, then why haven't more of us reached it? A Buddhist scholar and practitioner makes a call for genuine awakening.
Personal ReflectionsMagazine | Column
What Our Memories Make Us
When people age with memories more or less intact, remembering can be a dreadful burden, laden with fears and regrets, or a precious refuge to come home to.
A Painless Present
Buddhism teaches that pain is inevitable. Just being with pain creates an opportunity to cultivate intimacy with it.
An Alchemy for Regeneration
The Atlanta-based organization Lead to Life: A People’s Alchemy for Regeneration has a commitment to nonviolence bolstered by spiritual insight and dedicated action.
Of Mara and Men
Early Buddhist nuns stand up to the demon Mara, in this context a symbol of aggression and misogyny, and face him down.
Ancient Tradition Gets a New Look
Matthew Gindin reviews Hyecho's Journey, which explores how major Buddhist pilgrimage sites might have appeared to an 8th-century Korean monk.
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