Locked Up; Thrown Out
Six years ago today, sitting in front of a television with the rest of the country, we jotted down a few thoughts that soon became a reflection on the World Trade Center and Pentagon attacks. Two wars later, we see some of the strange fruit those attacks planted: news of the ongoing purge of religion…
I Was a Zen Drop-out
When a teacher of Buddhism ditches her practice for motherhood, the real enlightenment begins.
Is there a nice way to call someone a fool? Sam Harris doesn’t think so.
A review of his new book, Letter to a Christian Nation.
Brand Name Buddhism
For Tet, the Vietnamese New Year, it’s alright to get a little dirty, so long as you know which detergent will get your karma clean.
Thus spoke Buddha’s mother: Fine, fine, be enlightened. But would it kill you to call now and then?
What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, but the loss of a loved one will haunt you forever.
Mortal, Eat This Scroll!
Read the story that started it all. An excerpt from Killing the Buddha: A Heretic’s Bible.
Fast Food Buddha
Hungry for enlightenment, an American Buddhist on retreat in Burma bites off more than she can chew.