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Theravada Buddhism

When Fascination Becomes Appropriation: A Look at Buddhism in Thailand

Aaron Pomerance | Posted 05.18.2016 | Travel
Aaron Pomerance

Colloquially known as "The Land of Smiles," Thailand has become the mecca for tourism in Southeast Asia. According to the World Bank, over 24 million ...

Invisible 'Graffiti' Discovered On Walls Of Iconic Temple

| Lizzie Wade | Posted 05.29.2014 | Science

Angkor Wat may be covered in graffiti—but don’t worry, it’s invisible. Built in the early 12th century, Cambodia’s architecturally iconic temp...

Transcendence Or Immanence?

David Loy | Posted 07.13.2013 | Religion
David Loy

At the heart of Buddhist teachings is a crucial ambiguity that has become increasingly problematic as Buddhism has globalized. This ambivalence needs to be resolved if the Buddhist tradition is to help us address most effectively the challenges that now confront us.

WATCH: Protesters Want Buddhist Monk Accused Of Child Rape Removed From Post

Posted 10.22.2011 | Chicago

A protest was held Sunday at a Buddhist temple on Chicago's Southwest Side--where a monk accused of sexual assault formerly lived and worked. Prot...