Personal Reflections Compassion
In an excerpt from his new book, Wisdom Is Bliss: Four Friendly Fun Facts That Can Change Your Life, Robert Thurman explains the power of embracing interdependent causation.
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Allen Ginsberg Photography Exhibit Featuring Gelek Rimpoche Opens at the Tibet House
The exhibit features never-before-seen photos. Plus, Robert Thurman discusses his new book and Zen priest Ruth Ozeki’s new novel comes out. Tricycle looks back at the events of this week in the Buddhist world.
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Thai Buddhist Monks Join Frontline Workers to Fight COVID-19
Thailand’s cases continue to rise after a recent outbreak. Plus, local authorities forcibly shut down a Tibetan monastery in China’s Gansu Province, and three well-known Buddhists celebrate their birthdays.
Buddha Buzz Weekly: Coronavirus in the Buddhist World
Buddhists respond to the deadly coronavirus outbreak, Elizabeth Warren appoints a Zen Buddhist to interfaith council, and Indian Americans protest the citizenship law. Tricycle looks back at the events of this week in the Buddhist world.
“Buddhism Is What Science Should Be Doing”
Robert Thurman discusses the Buddha’s scientific worldview and argues that it is less dogmatic than modern science.
Talking Tibetan Politics, Superheroes, and Future Dalai Lamas with Robert Thurman
The Tibetan Buddhist scholar and longtime friend of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, speaks about his role in the graphic novel that documents the Tibetan spiritual leader’s remarkable life story.
Was the Buddha an Atheist?
Preeminent Buddhist thinkers—Badiner, Kornfield, Batchelor, and Thurman—weigh in.
Robert Thurman on the Dalai Lama’s Retirement: An Interview
Robert Thurman is the Jey Tsong Khapa Professor of Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Studies in the Department of Religion at Columbia University, and co-founder and President of Tibet House US. A personal friend of the Dalai Lama for…
Stephen Batchelor in Insight Journal: You don’t have to believe in rebirth to be a Buddhist
Not many things in life are free, but there are exceptions. One of them is Insight Journal, the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies publication edited by the center’s co-director Andrew Olendzki. The organization supports itself through…
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