Look inside the Spring 2013 Buddhadharma.
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What Is Enlightenment?
For many of us, enlightenment is an inspiring but distant goal. Joan Sutherland explores what enlightenment is and isn’t and how we can actually experience it in our everyday lives.
Confessions of a Zen Novelist
When bestselling author Ruth Ozeki becomes a Zen priest, she finds out Zen and novel writing do not easily go hand in hand.
Guide to the Three-Yana Journey
Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche’s comprehensive presentation of the three-yana journey, taught only to his senior students, is being made public for the first time in The Profound Treasury of the Ocean of Dharma. Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche takes us through this unique body of teachings.
When I’m Sixty-Four
Susan O’Connell, David Whitehorn, and Anna Douglas discuss the challenges of growing old and how Buddhist communities can help their aging members meet them. Introduction by Lewis Richmond.
Are We Really Meditating?
Elizabeth Mattis-Namgyel examines common misconceptions about Buddhist practice that can derail even the most seasoned practitioners.
Take a Hard Look
You might not think your practice has selfish motivations, says Bardor Tulku, but if you take a close look you may be surprised by what you find.
Lost in Beantown
Boston newcomer Brian Arundel struggles to make sense of the locals’ reckless driving, knack for obscenities, and seeming disregard for the welfare of strangers.
Guo Gu: Newtown and the Three Poisons
Tamara Kaiser: What Are You Waiting For?
The Arts of Contemplative Care and Buddhist Care for the Dying and Bereaved
Reviewed by Frank Ostaseski
Receiving the Marrow: Teachings on Dogen by Soto Zen Women Priests
Reviewed by Steven Heine
Bonnie Ryan-Fisher: "I Think I'm a Buddhist"