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Magazine | Insights

Da, the Buddhist

What happens when a lapsed-Catholic house painter from Glasgow suddenly takes up Buddhist meditation? For Jimmy McKenna—”Da” (Scottish for “Dad”) in Buddha Da, Anne Donovan’s acclaimed first novel, just published in the U.S.—it’s the undoing of…

By Anne Donovan

Magazine | Editors View

A Little Summer Fun

Between the fundamentalists and the strict secularists, there’s a sane middle.At the end of March, a striking tableau appeared on the front page of the New York Times. Religious leaders representing the Abrahamic faiths had gathered…

By James Shaheen

Magazine | Reviews

Books in Brief Summer 2005

The Four Noble TruthsGeshe Tashi TseringBoston: Wisdom Publications, 2005144 pp.; $14.95 (paper) In his first sermon, the Buddha famously laid the foundation for all of his teachings to follow with the doctrine of the Four Noble…

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Magazine | Contributors

Contributors Summer 2005

Gary Thorp (Shelter from the Storm) tells us: “I’ve always looked at Buddhism and nature, not as two separate entities, but as two different ways of seeing the same thing. Descriptive writing about the relationship between…

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Magazine | Letters

Letters To The Editor Summer 2005

Tantric TeaseI absolutely loved the article on tantric art by Jeff Watt [“Maps of Enlightenment,” Spring 2005]. When I quickly found myself at the end of the article, I asked myself where the rest of it…

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