In-Depth Stories

Finding Freshness: Ven. Losang Drimay Attends the Interfaith Gethsemani Encounter IV

Finding Freshness: Ven. Losang Drimay Attends the Interfaith Gethsemani Encounter IV

Photo caption: Abbey of Our Lady of Gethsemani, New Haven, Kentucky, May 2015. Photo by Martin Verhoven. In May 2015, Ven. Losang Drimay, teacher and resident at Land of Medicine Buddha in Soquel, California, was one of 12 Buddhists to ... Go to page »
How Do Holy Objects Work?

How Do Holy Objects Work?

By Ven. Tenzin Legtsok Recently, a Dharma friend asked me a question which comes up often in relation to holy objects such as stupas, sutras, and mantras. “So, there’s a story in the lam-rim about a fly unintentionally going around ... Go to page »
The Inside Story: Microfilm, Holy Objects, and the Passion of Tai Vautier

The Inside Story: Microfilm, Holy Objects, and the Passion of Tai Vautier

By Donna Lynn Brown Who hasn’t spun a prayer wheel? Whether a massive work of art that we propel with our whole bodies, a desktop ornament we twist with our fingertips, a decorated paint can on a spoke or a ... Go to page »
Bringing Dharma into the Corporate World: Rasmus Hougaard Talks about the Potential Project

Bringing Dharma into the Corporate World: Rasmus Hougaard Talks about the Potential Project

Rasmus Hougaard is the founder and managing director of the Potential Project, an international program based in Copenhagen, Denmark, that works with corporations and organizations to equip their leaders and employees with methods to be more kind, clear-minded, focused and ... Go to page »
Memorization: Beneficial Exercise for the Mind

Memorization: Beneficial Exercise for the Mind

Ven. Tenzin Gache (Brian Roiter), an American monk who just finished his seventh year of study in Sera Je’s geshe program, is a top memorizer and debater. In August 2013, he was one of 16 from his class of 118 ... Go to page »
Jeffrey Hopkins’ Transmission of Honesty

Jeffrey Hopkins’ Transmission of Honesty

Dr. Jeffrey Hopkins, now 74, is professor emeritus at the University of Virginia and one of the world’s top scholars of Buddhism. He has published 42 books, acted as His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s translator, and had a long academic ... Read more »