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Feminism Awakens In Himalayan Buddhist Art and Meditation

G. Roger Denson | Posted 03.27.2015 | 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.

On the Future of Wagnerism, Part 2: Jewish Wagnerites and Wagner Societies

Lawrence D. Mass, M.D. | Posted 06.23.2014 | Arts
Lawrence D. Mass, M.D.

Part 1 of "On The Future of Wagnerism," "Do New Revelations of Hitler's Taste in Art Cast New Light on Wagner Appreciation?" was published on Huffingt...

Faith in Difficult Times

Cindy Bird | Posted 08.20.2013 | Religion
Cindy Bird

Faith is a funny thing, we think we know what it is and then realize that it's something entirely different. Difficult times brings out our true faith just as it brings out our true personality and buried fears.

Listening To Matra Music

Ravenna Michalsen | Posted 08.02.2011 | Religion
Ravenna Michalsen

Given that the vast majority of American Buddhists are converts and spend years circling around meditational deities such as Tārā, how do we listen to songs written with her mantra as the lyrics?