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The Future of Faith: Eastern Religions

What happens when Eastern religions engage Western culture, traditions, and norms? In this special series, Buddhists, Daoists, Jains, Sikhs, and Hindus consider the future of Eastern religious traditions in the American context. 

American Buddhist Perspective

Among the Sangha: An African American Buddhist in the Zendo

Today I am again honored to share another wonderful guest post in our ongoing series of expanding perspectives on race and diversity in American Buddhism. Recent posts include yesterday’s “Crossing the Great Divides in U.S. Buddhism” by Mushim (Patricia) Ikeda, Wednesday’s (forthcoming) book excerpt from Lama Choyin Rangdrol, “African American Buddhism…” an interview discussing emerging voices in the [Read More...]

My Journey of Conscience

Practicing within Sickness and Pain

I’m not writing this post because I’m an expert on practicing with sickness and pain. I’m writing it because sickness and pain are the reality of my present moment, and writing is part of my practice. I feel fortunate to have enough energy to sit upright in front of the computer. My head feels bleary and [Read More...]

Monkey Mind

Enter the Sultan of Swat

George Herman Ruth, Jr, was born on this day in 1895. Better known to us as “the Sultan of Swat,” the “Bambino” and, of course, simply as “Babe.” The Babe was a left-handed pitcher for the Red Sox, but was sold to the New York Yankees in the off season of 1919-20, where he gained [Read More...]

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Faithfully Religionless: Timber Hawkeye at TEDxHonolulu 2012