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Feminism Awakens In Himalayan Buddhist Art and Meditation

G. Roger Denson | Posted 02.10.2015 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

In mid-January the popularly-esteemed, British-born Buddhist nun, Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo -- the closest thing we have to a Thomas Merton figure today -- spoke before a sold-out audience at the Rubin Museum of Himalayan Arts in Manhattan.

Finding Beauty in the South Bronx With Majora Carter

Lisa Levart | Posted 08.16.2012 | Arts
Lisa Levart

Surrounded by barbed wire, with windows spattered with gun shot holes, and rusty old signs declaring "No Guns Beyond this Point," it takes a pure visionary like Majora to see the possibility of transforming this vessel of pain and suffering into a green, sustainable, mixed income housing complex.