News Buddha Buzz
Volunteers gathered with Buddhist monks to make and share South Korea’s national dish. Plus, Shambhala Mountain Center announces self-governance, and Phra Maha Praiwan Worawano, popular for his livestream teachings, leaves the monkhood.
News Buddha Buzz
Buddha Buzz Weekly: Praying Together, Apart
Buddhist and other religious leaders pray together from a safe distance in Japan, a translation project offers sutras for emotional resilience, and Thai temples face food shortages. Tricycle looks back at the events of this week…
IdeasMagazine | Openings
How Korea’s “Twitter Monk” Mends Broken Hearts
In a country where Buddhism is on the decline, Zen priest Haemin Sunim has managed to reach millions.
Magazine | By the Numbers, Openings
Buddhism by the Numbers: South Korea
The number of South Korean Buddhists and Buddhist temples, the country's highest pagoda, the number of temples participating in Templestay, and more data on Buddhism in South Korea.
IdeasMagazine | Books, Reviews
Going Everywhere While Staying Put
A centuries-old Korean fantasy novel is alive with Buddhist insight into space and time.
Dispatch from South Korea
As the Won Buddhist order inaugurates their new head dharma master, a Tricycle editor explores the country’s spiritual landscape.
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.
Spotlight On: Shin Kim
Shin Kim, Korean chef and culinary entrepreneur
Cooking Your Way to Enlightenment with Korean Buddhist Nun and Chef Beop Song
What aspiring home cooks can learn from Korean Buddhist nun and chef Beop Song’s philosophy of food (plus, an easy temple recipe to try at home).
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