inclusive sangha

Teachings Sangha

Seeing the Unseen

How can we be good spiritual friends and build more welcoming and inclusive sanghas? It starts with seeing who is not in the room. 

By mushim

buddhist diversity in america

IdeasMagazine | Feature

The Land of Many Dharmas

For the first time, Buddhists from virtually every tradition can be found in the same country—even the same city. We have an unprecedented opportunity to learn from one another.

By Rev. Dr. Kenneth Tanaka | Illustration by Peter Arkle

Culture Mindfulness

Tackling The Mindfulness Equity Problem

It’s no secret that most American dharma centers are white and upper-middle class. The Mindfulness Allies Project is working to make mindfulness practice a viable undertaking, instead of an impossible luxury, for those struggling to make…

By Mary Talbot

Myokei Caine-Barrett, a Nichiren Buddhist priest, for story on diversity in buddhism

Personal ReflectionsMagazine | Feature

The Great Divide

In the search for diversity, have the meditation-centered traditions been asking the wrong questions? A Nichiren priest weighs in.

By Myokei Caine-Barrett, Shonin, Photograph by Keliy Anderson-Staley

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