Critical Dharma for Thinking Minds

Action Alert: Family ICE Detention

Editor: this is the first of what I hope to make a regular feature at Engage! Action Alerts. Now that Biden/Harris are in the White House, we have a chance … Continue reading

2021/01/21 · Leave a comment

Heavy Dharma Drops!

UPDATE: Cintamani is the new name for Buddhafield Theory (which was only a month old). Cintamani means “wish-fulfilling jewel” in Sanskrit. The Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara is often shown holding the Cintamani, … Continue reading

2021/01/21 · 2 Comments

Free the Children

On the occasion of Biden’s inauguration and Trump slithering off to his slimy swamp, I was hoping to have something more sophisticated to say, but I only want to say … Continue reading

2021/01/20 · 1 Comment

#3/21 Ritual

2021/01/19 · Leave a comment

ML King: 6 Principles of Non-Violence

[Editor: As an engaged Buddhist, these are the principles I choose to live by.] Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Six Principles of Nonviolence are: Principle One: Nonviolence is a way of … Continue reading

2021/01/19 · Leave a comment

Culadasa Redux

I received an email from Culadasa, as did many who used to study and practice his meditation methods. To qualify, two years ago, after TMI* was published, I became interested … Continue reading

2021/01/16 · 7 Comments

#2/21 TED Talk

You too can become the NEXT GREAT BUDDHIST CULT LEADER. Let me show you how…

2021/01/10 · Leave a comment

The Beat-Punk Abhidharma #1/21

2021/01/02 · Leave a comment

Coming Soon: The Beat-Punk Abhidharma

Hi readers–Happy[er] 2021 to all! (we hope). In the new year, I’m going to be publishing in a brand new format. In addition to the blogs, I’m going to publish … Continue reading

2021/01/02 · Leave a comment

Buddhist Futures: Anarres Revisited

On the Uses of Buddhism for Collective Evolution. Following my participation with the NonBuddhist Posse, and reading The Dispossessed by Ursula K. Le Guin (anarchist book club), the questions that … Continue reading

2020/12/06 · 2 Comments


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