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