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Dalit Buddhist Revolution: Dr. B. R. Ambedkar, We Salute You

I spent the weekend learning about B.R. Ambedkar. What a brilliant man and powerful advocate for social justice for the Untouchables of India, for women, for labour, and the “depressed … Continue reading

2014/12/28 · 4 Comments

B. R. Ambedkar: The Annihilation of Caste

“On the other hand, one can say that generally speaking, history bears out the proposition that political revolutions have always been preceded by social and religious revolutions. . . Even … Continue reading

2014/12/26 · Leave a comment

Noah Levine’s Engaged Buddhism

Noah Levine’s Engaged Buddhism: On Meeting War with Transformation; the war within and collective wars.

2014/12/25 · Leave a comment

Vow to Poetry

Your recently released Vow to Poetry includes essays and manifestos on poetics, Buddhism, and activism. In one of the articles, “Kali Yuga Poetics,” you proclaim: “Now more than ever the poem is … Continue reading

2014/12/23 · Leave a comment

Indigenous Women Speak Out on Impact of Climate Change

2014/12/16 · Leave a comment

Equal, Open, Inclusive Communities

“According to the Buddha, we are all fundamentally equal, regardless of social standing, wealth, ethnicity, race, gender, or whom we love. The only basis of judgment is our actions. Therefore, … Continue reading

2014/12/12 · Leave a comment

Compassion Can Change the World

Members of the Compassionate Karachi Team are working to gather 1,000,000 signatures for compassion. Living a truly ethical life in which we look to putting the needs of others first, … Continue reading

2014/12/08 · Leave a comment

10 Principles of Our Radical Rebirth as Buddhist Activists

Posted by: Katie Loncke Posted date:  October 29, 2013 In:  Articles | comment : 14 BPF’s recent “radical rebirth” is more than just a slogan. It’s an exciting and daunting project for us, and for the great people … Continue reading

2014/12/07 · 2 Comments

Towards a Buddhist Sociology: The Power of Collective Projections

After reading much Buddhist text, I realize that what Buddhism teaches is to deconstruct the power of projection. “Our worlds” are a projection of our minds; tantric connection with a … Continue reading

2014/12/06 · 1 Comment

Who is Tara? Indic Hindu and Buddhist Origins

I am exploring the origins of the Tara cult in India, both in Hindu and Buddhist cults. The Hindu origin of Tara seems to be that she is one of … Continue reading

2014/12/05 · 1 Comment

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I do Tai Chi with Paul Read, the Teapot Monk, @ 21st Century Tai Chi Academy https://www.21stcenturytaichi.com/academy/89szm