Buddha Weekly — topics of interest to modern Buddhists of different traditions. Since 2007.
WHAT THE BUDDHIST TEACHERS SAY
Our writers and editors seek out and research the opinions of teachers on important Dharma and life issues such as: dying, aging, finding time to practice, and other teachings that intersect with daily living.
THE SCIENTIFIC BUDDHIST
Features focusing on how science compliments and reinforces Buddhism. We take Dharma topics, and look how modern science might support ancient truths. We cite research and quote scientists and Buddhist teachers.
MEDITATION AND METHODS
A broad range of topics including methods for different styles of meditation, advice from teachers, and the latest science behind the benefits of meditation. Includes written and video features from experts.
DIVINE FEMININE IN BUDDHISM
A special focus on the divine feminine in Buddhism: teachers, Dakinis and female Buddhas, interviews, Dharma teachings from Enlightened feminine, such as Lady Tsogyal, Tara, Dakinis and many related topics.
Buddha Weekly's Latest Features
Mother Tara’s many-armed protective embrace: 21 Taras according to Surya Gupta — a very special celebration of Supreme Mother Tara, the Liberator
Kurukulla: the “Diva” Dakini of enlightened magic; the enchantress transforms seduction into ‘the cause of wisdom’
Cognitive Research: Om Ah Ra Pa Cha Na Dhi, Manjushri’s Arapachana mantra, proven to “enhance cognitive functions to a significant degree” versus non-spiritual “tongue twisters”
Technology and apps for Buddhist meditation: useful in modern life — especially with between 500 million and 1.6 billion Buddhists worldwide
Lama Tsongkhapa: A Short, Powerful Practice Helps Bring Compassion, Wisdom, Good Fortune, and Healing
Guan Yin and the ten great protections of the Goddess of Mercy: Avalokiteshvara, Bodhisattva of Compassion
How a Home Retreat Helps Busy People Manage Time and Save Money; How to Do It, and Why it is Necessary
Buddha Weekly's Latest Videos
Video Teaching: Amitabha Amitayus Powa teaching and guided meditation — transfering consciousness to the Pureland when dying or as a practice for “healing the mind.”
Video: Amitabha Buddha Mantra Om Ami Dewa Hri — bring infinite light and love into your life: powerfully chanted by Yoko Dharma with animated visualizations
Video: chanting Green Tara by Yoko Dharma; from our guided meditation series, Green Tara images and mantra to empower your practice
Green Tara guided meditation video, guided by H.E. Zasep Rinpoche with beautiful Tara images and animations; finishing with magnificent Tara mantra chanted by Yoko Dharma
Teaching video: Why is it important to state Bodhichitta motivation and dedicate the merit of practice? answered by H.E. Zasep Tulku Rinpoche
Medicine Buddha Sutra: video audio recitation of full Sutta — listening or reciting is a very empowering healing practice
Video mantra chanting: Lama Tsongkhapa’s Migtsema wonderfully chanted by Yoko Dharma. Benefits: healing, compassion, metta, wisdom
Video teaching: Metta and Karuna, the “most important” Buddhist practices of Love and Compassion, from H.E. Zasep Tulku Rinpoche with Lama Tsongkhapa Migtsema mantra chanted by Yoko Dharma
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2019 Buddhist Practice Calendar with Tsog Dates
Welcome to the 2019 Buddha Weekly practice calendar. This year’s theme is “Buddhism Around the World” in which we profile twelve international temples.