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90 Zen Teachers Pledge To Change Culture That Fosters Abuse

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 01.16.2015 | Religion

Prominent Zen teacher Eido Shimano resigned as head of a Buddhist monastery in New York in 2010 over allegations of sexual abuse. Shimano's fall from ...

No Delusions Doesn't Mean No Emotions

Lewis Richmond | Posted 06.05.2013 | Religion
Lewis Richmond

While emotions are transformed in various ways by Buddhist practice, the point is not to eliminate them, but be fully cognizant of them. We welcome each emotion as an opportunity to deepen practice.

Learning Buddhism In The West, The Questions Of Women And Conflict

Lewis Richmond | Posted 03.28.2012 | Religion
Lewis Richmond

One meme that mainstream society has absorbed about Buddhism is that it is all about peacefulness and calm. That is not untrue, but it is not the whole story.