Discovering Socially Engaged Buddhism in Thailand

"How can we use Buddhist values to create a better society?" This is the central question posed by the International Network of Engaged Buddhists, and it was the question framing a two-week training on Socially Engaged Buddhism that I and eight other Princeton students were fortunate to participate in this summer. Socially Engaged Buddhism teaches … Continue reading Discovering Socially Engaged Buddhism in Thailand

In Case You Didn’t Know

You are not the body! Gadhadhara Pandit Dasa, a Vaishnav monk in New York and chaplain affiliated with Columbia University, recently published an article on HuffPo on this subject. Read it here. I was noting the same thing yesterday in the Gita, 13.1-3. "Arjuna said: O Krsna, I wish to know about prakrti [nature], purusa … Continue reading In Case You Didn’t Know