Why we need more Buddhist fire chaplains
A Shiite militia leader’s destroyed statue recalls the Buddhas of Bamiyan, blown up 20 years ago. Plus, China calls for assimilation on the 70th anniversary of the invasion of Tibet, and California wildfires cause two Buddhist centers to evacuate. Tricycle looks back at the events of this week in the Buddhist world.
The Shambhala Mountain Center protects its stupa from wildfires, China enacts questionable new labor plans for Tibetans and destroys Muslim religious sites, and Thai women speak out against the patriarchy. Tricycle looks back at the events of this week in the Buddhist world.