Economic prosperity and modernity are beginning to have an impact on religious life in Thailand, a country that is 95 percent Buddhist but that in the last 30 years has seen the number of Buddhist monks decrease by about half. More →
May 24, 2013 | Comments (2)
Look back at excerpts from our conversations with reporters over the past 10 years about religion and its changing role in our world.
December 22, 2010 | 0 Comments
The New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care is training chaplains, caregivers, and health care professionals in how to listen to patients and lighten the burden of their suffering. More →
November 12, 2010 | Comments (7)
Engaged Buddhism means “you must confront social suffering,” says Thai scholar and activist Sulak Sivaraksa, “and people suffer now because of the environment.” More →
January 15, 2010 | Comments (10)