Featured Articles and Journals: Rebel Buddha

July 30, 2013
The Huffington Post has a fun article today about Ven. Robina Courtin, the dynamic and popular Tibetan Buddhist teacher. (Worth it just to see an old photo of Robina in a hippie caftan and headband.)  Ven. Robina often speaks of her youth in...
Activism and Politics, Buddhism     Comment (4)     Link
May 31, 2013
Riot Grrrl was an early-Nineties feminist movement that used punk music, zines, and a do-it-yourself ethic to wake up young women (and men) to the realities of violence against women in our society. It revealed a lineage of feminist history that is...
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March 28, 2012
In Rebel Buddha Ponlop Rinpoche talks about “spiritual questions”, these questions that are always under the surface, questions that we may ignore, questions we will ask and answer alone. He says we will know we have found the answer when it has not...
Buddhism, Meditation Practice, Religion & Spirituality     Comment (2)     Link
April 25, 2011
(Follow Ethan on Facebook or Twitter) After the Earth Day Party this weekend, IDP co-hosted the great Vajrayana teacher Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche at the Tibet House in New York City.
Buddhism     Comment (6)     Link
February 25, 2011
(follow Ethan on Facebook or Twitter) I thought it was good to take a moment to talk about Buddhist perspectives on working with emotions. The three quotes below come from three of my personal teachers, beginning with my main teacher Sakyong...
Meditation Practice     Comment (14)     Link
November 29, 2010
I usually have a good Thanksgiving. This year was no different, although it had a quiet and sad quality to it, since I wasn't celebrating with the same person I was so thankful to gobble gobble with last year, which is going to take a bit more...
Arts and Media     Comment (5)     Link
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?...
Buddhism     Comment (2)     Link
November 2, 2010
Take a 2,600-year-old spiritual tradition from Asia and drop it into the blender of postmodern American consumer culture. Add science and multiculturalism to taste, and mix at Internet speed. This is 21st-Century Buddhism -- a weekly blog for the...
Buddhism     Comment (1)     Link
by Lani
October 26, 2010
I'm a Facebook fan of Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche. Admittedly, when I first "liked" him, I did it because 1) my feed was constantly being updated with Buddhist friends I admire "liking" him 2) I love his face. No. Seriously. I...
Buddhism     Link

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