A popular conspiracy theorist was excited that one of the Kardashian sisters might break away from her “Illuminati family” and alert Americans to the truth about chemtrails. Mark Dice, best known for sending 9/11 “truther” materials to Marines serving in Iraq, discussed a recent Twitter post by...
"Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without." -- Buddha I am not a fan of cemeteries. Well, I don't know anyone who is. So it doesn't surprise me that I never really noticed that right near my work is a sprawling cemetery I drive...Show More Summary
If the Buddha were here today running a Dharma center, there would be nothing physically extraordinary about him. We wouldn't see any thirty-two marks (which are immaterial, e.g., the ninth mark which is having the torso like a lion's, actually...
My latest article for Religion Dispatches looks at a few disparate conversations about the Dharma, war, and peace that are currently taking place in American Buddhist circles — including one that has come out of last week’s historic gathering of Buddhist leaders at the White House. Here’s a snippet: In his book An Introduction to […]
It was a windy Saturday at 4 p.m. and a golden Buddha was painted on my belly. On my back was a fleur de lis and a glittery night sky. Words were scrawled over my chest and arms: "Happiness," "I Do," "Truth." People ogled and took photos of me. I...
The Dutch owner of an ancient Buddha statue containing a mummified monk said he plans on returning the artifact to China within a month, after residents from a village in Fujian province claimed that the relic had been stolen from one of its temples 20 years ago. [ more › ]
"The house of miseries is built with bricks of attachment. Take away the bricks and the house will crumble." After his long meditation under the banyan tree in Gaya, Siddhartha Gautama opened his eyes and spoke these words with a joyful smile. Show More Summary
To those who wonder why Narendra Modi, India’s prime minister, was in distant Mongolia this week trying his hand at archery, playing a traditional fiddle and receiving the gift of a racehorse called Kanthaka (after Buddha’s mount), the short answer is: China. Show More Summary
Dharmavidya writes: The foundation of a Buddhist life is a simple devotional attitude. This has two aspects. The first is a love of and reverence for the Buddha and all...
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"Zig Zag Zen: Buddhism and Psychedelics" A book review by Ira Israel. The post Would Buddha Try Ayahuasca? appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Think Buddhist monk, and bodyguards and bomb threats probably don’t spring to mind. But that’s exactly what Phra Buddha Issara is dealing with as he mounts a campaign to overhaul Thailand’s religious institutions. The activist monk has...Show More Summary
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Meditation and mindfulness have become the new aspirin, a Buddha pill without side effects – but not all their effects are positive, argue two psychologists
Buddha, a belt and a road were on the agenda Thursday in western China as the leaders of the two most populous nations were set for a meeting.
I think it’s true to say that Buddhism generally is and is for the most part thought of as being a peaceful religion. Given this it is curious how often the poor old peace-loving Buddha has been associated in one way or another with instruments of death. Show More Summary
In honor of Buddha's birthday, children in Seoul got a glimpse of what it's like to be a Buddhist monk. The children shaved their heads, donned special religious robes, and received prayer beads on Monday during a "Children BecomingShow More Summary
The 11 th Avenue resident in Oakland's Eastlake neighborhood was simply feeling hopeful in 2009 when he went to an Ace hardware store, purchased a 2-foot-high stone Buddha and installed it on a median strip in a residential area at 11th Avenue and 19th Street. Show More Summary
(OAKLAND PARK, FL) – Funky Buddha is turning two! South Florida’s homegrown craft brewery will celebrate the big occasio… The post Funky Buddha Brewery Two Year Anniversary Festival – May 30, 2015 appeared first on thefullpint.com.
Thai police arrest three officials on human trafficking charges, Kathmandu residents mark Buddha's birthday, US pledges support for Kenya's refugee crisis, and a different face to a South African tradition.