I wrote my May Buddhistdoor column on the transitions between monastic and lay life for Buddhist women, and the balancing act between wanting a family and wanting a life of […]
Two remarkable women from different Buddhist traditions talk about their practices & lives.
A profile of Tibetan Buddhist teacher and professor at Naropa University, Dr. Judith Simmer-Brown.
I’m now a monthly columnist with BuddhistDoor Global, a Buddhist magazine from Hong Kong. My column focuses on women, from nuns to lay teachers, from issues of ordination and sexuality […]
An increase in the world temperature by two degrees Celsius will cause “horrific consequences,” she writes, “but after that . . . we enter a serious tipping point of three […]
I wrote a dual review of two recent novels with strong Buddhist themes of time, cultural identity, and the role of the present moment in literature. Time travel, suicide, war, […]
My newest book review for Buddhist Door discusses the political and religious roles of women in Tibetan Buddhism – and how women are encouraging and forcing change against a religious […]
What’s the connection between the physical brain, the stressed and spinning mind, and emotional peace? Maybe more than we think. A dual review of two new books investigating neuroscience, psychology, […]
How does an ancient Indian sage relate to the bombing of Pearl Harbor? History took a long and winding road from the ancient Zen teacher Bodhidharma to the Japanese Imperial […]
I interviewed Tash Aw, the author of the new novel “Five Star Billionaire” – set in Shanghai – for the Asian Review of Books. He spoke to me about the […]