Classic and Contemporary Buddhist Works

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April 14, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Is Buddhism a religion? A philosophy? Both? The Naked Monk weighs in on secular Buddhism. Speaking of faith,... read more »
Is Buddhism a religion? A philosophy? Both?... read more »
April 14, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

This week's morsel comes from Awesome Nightfall: The Life, Times, and Poetry of Saigyō. Awesome Nightfall captures the power of Saigyō’s poetry and this previously overlooked poet’s keen insight into the social and political world of medieval Japan. It also offers a fascinating look into the world of...

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This week's morsel comes from Awesome Nightfall: The Life, Times, and Poetry of Saigyō...

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April 11, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
What is Buddhist theater? Improvisation! David Razowsky explains to the Chicago Sun Times’ Voices blog. Even experts struggle with some concepts—Barbara O'Brien at ... read more »
What is Buddhist theater? Improvisation! David Razowsky explains to the... read more »
April 9, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
It seems Scrabble is just now considering the word “Zen” to be added to its dictionary! Thanks to Shambhala SunSpace for letting us know. Lama Surya Das has a lovely essay at... read more »
It seems Scrabble is just now considering the word “Zen” to be added to its dictionary! Thanks to... read more »

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