In Thailand, Ecology Monks Add a Moral Dimension to the Environmental Movement
Through rituals like tree ordinations some monks in Thailand are integrating Buddhist principles into sustainable ecological practices.
Viewfinder: Traditional Kandyan Dancers in Sri Lanka
Traditional Kandyan dancers perform during a procession in front of the Gangarama Temple in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on March 1st, 2018.
Meditation May Not Make You a Better Person After All
A critical look at the research suggests its benefits are less than advertised.
The Kung Fu Nuns Teaching Self-Defense in the Himalayas
Nuns from the Drukpa lineage of Buddhism are known for their strength, athletic ability, and humanitarian relief work.
Study: Buddhist Meditation Promotes Rational Thinking
Studies looking at the brains of people playing a fairness game found very different responses between Buddhist meditators and other participants.