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 with wonderful mantra chanting: Om Gate Gate Paragate Para Samgate Bodhi Soha, the essence of Heart Sutra and Emptiness
Music Mantra Video: Taking Refuge in Buddha, Dharma and Sangha and the Four Immeasurables wonderfully sung by Yoko Dharma with video visualizations
Music Mantra Video: Om Mani Padme Hum wonderfully chanted by Yoko Dharma, the sacred sound of compassionate Buddha Chenrezig
Video: “How do I deal with my anger? Sometimes it consumes me and hurts others”: a Buddhist student asks teacher Ven. Zasep Tulku Rinpoche
Video: “Experience Buddhism” with Namdrol Rinpoche “Buddhism emphasizes, and lays its very foundations on, equanimity.”
Tonglen video: Why giving and taking practice is an important kindness meditation and Bodhichitta practice; how to do it: taught by Zasep Rinpoche
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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.