In a video inspired by the Buddhafest Short Films Showcase, watch everyday people saying what they believe it means to be “awake.”
Monks from the Dalai Lama’s private monastery in India spent five days building a sand mandala at Auburn Theological Seminary in New York City. The mandala is a symbolic structure that represents a Buddha’s dwelling. It is said to bring peace and harmony to the area where it is being made. Karen Humphries Sallick, who organized the monks’ tour, explains. More
When disaster strikes, the character of a culture is revealed, and in Japan, perceptions of disaster are deeply rooted in traditional religious culture.