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Kagyu Samye Ling: Scotland's Buddhist Monastery
April 04, 2016

Kagyu Samye Ling: Scotland's Buddhist Monastery

By Bradley Jardine and Sakshi Rai
In 1967, Choje Akong Rinpoche helped found the first Tibetan temple in the West.
The Rupshu Pastoralists
December 07, 2015

The Rupshu Pastoralists

By Sugato Mukherjee
The Changpas hold on to ancient traditions in a fragile, disputed region.

Narrow Road to the North: Religious Sites in Tōhoku
August 22, 2015

Narrow Road to the North: Religious Sites in Tōhoku

By John W. Traphagan
Every day is a journey, and the journey itself home. Matsuo Bashō

Modi in Mongolia: Cultural Crossroads in the Far East
May 16, 2015

Modi in Mongolia: Cultural Crossroads in the Far East

By Narayani Basu
Modi will be the first Indian PM to visit Mongolia, as he seeks to breathe new life into relations.

Reductio Ad Hitlerum: Who Does the Swastika Belong To?
April 30, 2015

Reductio Ad Hitlerum: Who Does the Swastika Belong To?

By Akhilesh Pillalamarri
George Washington University is showing us why the West needs to come to terms with the eastern origins of the Swastika.
New Zealander Jailed in Myanmar for Disrespecting Buddha
March 19, 2015

New Zealander Jailed in Myanmar for Disrespecting Buddha

By Helen Clark
A bar manager and two colleagues face two years in prison for a photoshopped image.

Meditating in the Golden Triangle
December 25, 2014

Meditating in the Golden Triangle

By Brennan O`Connor
A sleepy Burmese town comes alive with color, when thousands of Thai and Burmese monks line the streets to meditate.
Tibet in Sichuan
September 08, 2014

Tibet in Sichuan

By Miguel Cano
Traveling the Tibetan plateau in Sichuan Province.

The Rise of Buddhist Nationalism in Sri Lanka
July 09, 2014

The Rise of Buddhist Nationalism in Sri Lanka

By Sanjay Kumar
Sri Lanka must come to terms with the dangers of majoritarian violence against Muslims.

The Rise of Buddhist Feminism?
May 18, 2014

The Rise of Buddhist Feminism?

By Hanna Hindstrom (text) & Ye Tike (images)
A few Thai women are defying conservative Buddhist tradition to reinstate an ancient order.

Buddhism Today, East and West
May 20, 2013

Buddhism Today, East and West

While the Buddha’s message is alive in the East, in the West some say it has been scrambled.

Tibet on Fire: Self-Immolations Rising
March 15, 2013

Tibet on Fire: Self-Immolations Rising

Self-immolations by Tibetan monks have spiked with China’s leadership change. Beijing continues to ignore their message.

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