Critical Dharma for Thinking Minds

The Hurricane in Your Cereal Bowl

Philosopher Timothy Morton, who contributed a chapter to the book on Buddhist philosophy called Nothing, takes on the climate crisis from his unique perspective. Zen Buddhist Thich Nhat Hanh coined the … Continue reading

2020/01/15 · Leave a comment

After Buddhism: Finding Joy and Fulfillment of Purpose

Another great post by Tahlia from Beyond the Temple on following your inner guru to joy and fulfillment of purpose! Everything she says in this article is exactly what I’ve … Continue reading

2020/01/03 · Leave a comment

Beyond the Temple-Finding the Inner Guru

Tahlia Newland of Beyond the Temple blog and Living in Peace and Clarity vlog relates how she came to realize that all she needed for her spiritual life was already … Continue reading

2019/12/26 · Leave a comment

Richard Blanco-How to Love a Country

Queer Theory Collective-an LGBTIQ readers & writers group at Root & Press Café QTC Review: Richard Blanco’s How to Love a Country (March 2019; Beacon Press) by Shaun Bartone How … Continue reading

2019/12/25 · Leave a comment

Drukpa Nuns: Kung Fu and Women’s Rights

Kung Fu Nuns in Nepal boost their health in the fight for women’s rights By Sandee LaMotte, CNN.  Fri December 20, 2019 “I learned I can do anything a man can … Continue reading

2019/12/21 · Leave a comment

Morgan West: 12 Lessons on Power

Twelve Lessons on Power December 18, 2019 By Morgan West Originally published at Epilogue. Morgan West has written a political history of the Millennial generation in a dozen paragraphs, creating … Continue reading

2019/12/19 · Leave a comment

Ambedkar: Educate, Agitate, Organize!

The following is from an email exchange with an Engage! reader. [Engage! Reader]: “I resonate with what you have written and like the mission of the Ambedkar society. I curious … Continue reading

2019/12/19 · Leave a comment

Failure in Madrid-What Have We Learned?

The 25th UN Climate Conference in Madrid has, according to reports, come to a complete standstill. This is the conference in which nations were supposed to up-the-ante and commit to … Continue reading

2019/12/15 · Leave a comment

Ana Roxanne: Boundless Space

I was listening to this music by singer/composer Ana Roxanne, a Southeast Asian Intersex artist working in Los Angeles… … and I started to imagine that ‘Buddhism’ was this vast … Continue reading

2019/12/10 · Leave a comment

Transgender Ambedkar Buddhists

My last post ended with the question, “Can we find a way for Third Gender people in India to feel welcome in Ambedkar Buddhism? Is it possible for Hijra and … Continue reading

2019/12/10 · Leave a comment


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