Editor of The Zen Gateway website and practitioner of Zen Buddhism.
News Round Up w/e 14th November 2020
News and snippets from Zen cyber-space
Who was the Buddha’s family? Tricycle article about the lineage of Prince Gautama, introducing some of his family members who appear in the Pali Canon. Useful for reference.
Buddha would be green': Dalai Lama calls for urgent climate action. Exclusive: The Dalai Lama warns of terrible consequences of climate inaction. Article in The Guardian.
How do I explain my Buddhist practice to my family? Every time I see my family, I end up hurt and frustrated because no matter what I say they believe Buddhism is a weird fringe religion. How can I make them understand?
SCIENCE AND PHILOSOPHY IN THE INDIAN BUDDHIST CLASSICS, VOL. 2 The Mind: A series of volumes exploring and explaining Indian philosophical schools of thought. The emphasis is on Buddhism, conceptions of Mind and mental factors.
DNA Evidence Confirms That Buddhist Cave in Tibet Was Home to a Mysterious Human Ancestor. Denisovian DNA found in cave held to be sacred in Tibet.
A Buddhist Monk Was Accused of Criticizing the Thai King. He Fled the Country. The pro-democracy protests enveloping Thailand are drawing in more monks in an unusual mix of religion and politics.
Dealing with Anger and Fear on the Bodhisattva's Path by H.E. Ringu Tulku Rinpoche. An online talk from The Buddhist Society in London SW1V.
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