Editor of The Zen Gateway website and practitioner of Zen Buddhism.
News Round Up for w/e 14th November 2021
News & snippets from Zen cyber-space
This week, kung-fu nuns talks climate crisis and a new app gives instant access to 84000 teachings of the Buddha.
Naropa University Announces Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies Certificate. Naropa University, the Boulder, Colorado-based university founded by Tibetan Buddhist teacher Chögyam Trungpa, announced on Tuesday that it will add a Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies Certificate to its roster
84000: New app launched, for online sutras, commentaries and research of Buddhist philosophical concepts.
Plum Village at Countdown to COP26 with TED: Four Plum Village monastics were invited to participate in this year’s Countdown Summit to COP26 organized by TED at Edinburgh, from October 12-15, 2021.
Three Mindful Ways to Calm an Anxious Mind. Stress and anxiety are a part of life, especially during these times of uncertainty, but they don't need to control your day. Meditations from Mindful.
A Case for Rewilding Mindfulness: Removing the Stigma of Stillness and Returning to the Enlivening Roots of Practice. Reducing mindfulness to its most sedentary posture is a surefire way to turn off a generation that could benefit immensely from a tool that can support them in so many ways.
The Fearless Nuns of Drukpa. In this article, I highlight a group of female Buddhist practitioners who are an inspiration to us all. Famously nicknamed the “kung-fu nuns,” the Drukpa nuns are named for their affiliation to the thousand-year-old lineage founded by the first Gyalwang Drukpa (1161–1211), which has been sustained and supported wholeheartedly by the 12th Gyalwang Drukpa.
Guan Yin Citta: Leader Dies, Crackdown on Buddhist Movement Continues. In 2019, Bitter Winter revealed a secret plan to eradicate the group, whose leader died on November 10, in China. It did not succeed.
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