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Blog Profile / Rev. Danny Fisher


URL :http://dannyfisher.org/
Filed Under:Religion / Buddhism
Posts on Regator:1015
Posts / Week:4.9
Archived Since:November 5, 2010

Blog Post Archive

EPISODE #6: “How Vimalak?rti and T?r? May Influence the 2014 Midterm Elections”

This week, with only days to go before the 2014 U.S. midterm elections, we are joined by two active candidates: one a devoted Buddhist, and the other with a background in the academic study of the religion. First, New Hampshire’s Suzanne Harvey, who was Nashua’s Ward 2 Democratic State Representative from 2005-2010, shares how her…

EPISODE #5: “The Mandala Project”

This week, we conclude our three-part series on issues of diversity, privilege, and conflict in light of events in Ferguson, MO, with an introduction to the Mandala Project by its main architects: Rev. angel Kyodo Williams and Lama Rod Owens. They explain the still-in-the-works initiative and how it aims to help create cultures of welcoming.…

EPISODE #4: “Building Diversity-Mature Sanghas”

This week, our look at issues of diversity, privilege, and conflict in light of events in Ferguson, MO, continues with Buddhist teacher, author, mentor, and community activist Mushim Patricia Ikeda. She joins us for an extended conversation about a range of issues, including the qualities practitioners will need to cultivate if they want to respond…

EPISODE #3: “Buddhism in America After Ferguson”

This week, the Buddhist Peace Fellowship’s Director of Training & Development, Dawn Haney, and Director of Media and Action, Katie Loncke, tell us about the organization’s recent national gathering, and its many teaching moments around diversity and conflict. Plus: Katie and Dawn also discuss the BPF’s recent protest against the first responder training and trade…

Episode #2 Extras

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...

Episode #2: “Cambodia’s Social Justice Monks”

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

Episode #1 Extras

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

EPISODE #1: “Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi and the People’s Climate March”

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

An EXCLUSIVE SNEAK PEEK at Episode #1 of Off the Cushion with Danny Fisher — Featuring Our Guest Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi

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…

Connect with Off the Cushion with Danny Fisher

As you wait for the first episode of Off the Cushion with Danny Fisher, be sure to follow/friend/like us in the various corners of the social media universe… RSS Feed Tumblr Twitter Google+ YouTube Facebook Instagram Vimeo Flickr LinkedIn

#ComingSoon

Check out the new and improved website in anticipation of the new podcast Off the Cushion with Danny Fisher.

The Somaly Mam Scandal

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…

#BringBackOurGirls

Share your solidarity photo here, and send a letter to Nigerian Ambassador Ade Adefuye here.

The Myanmar Muslims Genocide Awareness Convention 2014

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…

I’m a Lebowski

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 […]

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