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We’re running behind getting all the extras for this episode up — there are quite a few! — but the most important is below: Kalyanee Mam’s “op-doc” for the New York Times, Fight for Areng Valley. Come back soon for a full set of ext...
This week, award-winning filmmaker and New York Times contributor Kalyanee Mam talks to us about the cause of Cambodian Buddhism’s very active clergymen, the International Monk Network for Social Justice. Plus: Peter Gyallay-Pap, Executive...Show More Summary
Each episode of Off the Cushion with Danny Fisher includes extras — relevant links, additional content, information about opportunities or events mentioned in the episode, things we find helpful, and more. Here are the extras for Episode #1: “Ven. Show More Summary
This week, an extended conversation with the mighty Buddhist monk and scholar who has forcefully challenged practitioners to act against social, economic, political, and environmental injustice: Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi. Plus: Cat Jaffee, 350.org’s Digital Campaigner for U.S. Show More Summary
Take a look at this EXCLUSIVE SNEAK PEEK at Off the Cushion with Danny Fisher‘s premiere episode, which debuts this Sunday, September 14th here at dannyfisher.org! We’ll be speaking with the mighty Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi about his life and practice, socially-engaged Buddhism, the mindfulness movement, his much-discussed article in the recent issue of Inquiring Mind, and…
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As you may have heard, it has come to light, following reporting by Simon Marks for the Cambodia Daily and Newsweek, that Somaly Mam — founder of AFESIP (Agir pour les Femmes en Situation Precaire, or “Acting for Women in Distressing Situations”), a Cambodian NGO dedicated to “rescuing, housing and rehabilitating women and children in Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam who have…
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As I mentioned in a past post, I was one of the speakers at this year’s Myanmar Muslims Genocide Awareness Convention 2014, which was held at the Los Angeles Convention Center this past Saturday. (As regular readers may remember, I wrote a special report for this blog about the Myanmar Muslims Genocide Awareness Convention 2013. You can…
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My wife Steph and I learned recently that our neighborhood Ralph’s is the very same Ralph’s in which the opening scene of Joel and Ethan Coen’s cult classic (and Buddhist favorite) The Big Lebowski takes place. While grocery shopping yesterday morning, I couldn’t resist asking my beloved to take the above picture for your enjoyment. I […]
…and I’m proud to say that it’s by one of our students in the Buddhist Chaplaincy Department at University of the West (which I chair): Mr. Noel Alumit. You can watch it and read the transcript at the Buddhist Peace Fellowship’s Turning Wheel Media right here.
Happy New Year, everyone! I’ve got a few new posts over at Patheos that I hope you’ll take a look at, including: “My Five Favorite Films of 2013? “My Five Favorite Dharma Books of 2013? a new post entitled “No, Let’s Talk about Social Security”, which is about why dharma teachers need to “check their […]
Happy Holidays, everyone. You may not hear from me again here until after the new year. Until then, I’ve left you with a completely made-over website! Take a look around. I hope you like it. Also, in the spirit of the season, here’s a delightful video of my pal Jeff Bridges singing “Silver Bells” with […]
The above photo is of my new primary writing implement. I explain why I’ve chosen it — the Olympia SM3, that is — in this new post for the Buddhist Peace Fellowship’s Turning Wheel Media.
You can read the entire post (and find out what the late Nelson Mandela has to do with it) here. The title is “Five Steps for Buddhist Leaders Willing to Accept Mandela’s Challenge”. To see the whole public square, with all of the other panelists’ contributions, follow this link.
…Then share yours at learntheaddress.org. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-9m8YZBTvxk
Last weekend, I had the great pleasure of participating in Buddhist Global Relief’s “Walk to Feed the Hungry” in Santa Monica, CA. My fundraising goal was $1,000, and I ultimately raised $1,135. For that, I owe a huge thank you to the following people… my parents, James and Dana Fisher Charles Prebish Maia Duerr Matthew Brensilver Yasmin […]
This year, I’m once again participating in Buddhist Global Relief’s “Walk to Feed the Hungry” in Santa Monica. My fundraising goal is $1,000, and I’m already 33% of the way there. The walk is on November 17th, and you can donate until then right here. I hope you’ll consider donating to support an outstanding cause. Founded […]