Featured Articles and Journals: American Buddhism

November 1, 2014
My most important insights about applying mindfulness to work are grounded in an experience I had as head of the kitchen during a sesshin at Tassajara Zen Mountain Center in 1971.
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April 28, 2014
The New York Times philosophy blog, The Stone, posted an interesting interview yesterday with Buddhist philosopher Jay L.
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July 15, 2013
I was recently in France and Spain, trying pathetically to speak at least the bare minimum of niceties in each country’s language.  This brought me face-to-face with some of the differences in phrasing, and potentially some differences in...
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July 1, 2013
I have only ever given one religious teaching to my older daughter (currently a teenager).  She and I like to play cards.  If, after a game of cards, you asked us each to describe what had happened in the game, would we tell you the same...
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April 15, 2012
Hi.  I'm skeptical.  Of a lot of things.  I am highly skeptical of people who do yoga.  Dreadfully skeptical of anyone who calls her/himself a Buddhist.  Rabidly skeptical of anyone who does anything I do.  Probably...
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March 23, 2011
Yesterday, I had NPR playing in the background as I worked on other things, and my attention perked up when Neal Cohen began talking about Buddhism on Talk of the Nation. The fourteen-minute conversation focused on Buddhist rituals and ceremonies...
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November 15, 2010
I had the awesome opportunity to moderate the panel discussion at the kickoff of the Rebel Buddha tour with book author Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, Roshi Enkyo O’Hara, and Mitra Mark Power. The topic: “What is American Buddhism?...
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