The Wisdom Blog: Classic & Contemporary Buddhism
May the Fourth be with you! Fresh off of the galaxy's biggest party (Star Wars Celebration Anaheim), I am once again amazed at the unifying power of George Lucas' cinematic creation. I cannot explain the comradery, the profound sense of connection, and the shared joy I felt watching the premiere of The Force Awakens’ second trailer in a room brimming with dedicated and ardent fans.
- Buddha Tattoos -- An Homage or a Sign of Disrespect? (Via The Interdependence Project)
- ‘Enter The Mandala’ Exhibit At The Asian Art Museum Dramatically Maps Out Buddhism (PHOTOS) - Immerse yourself in these intricate mandalas at The Huffington Post
Unveiling the Hidden Lamp of Women’s Wisdom - It’s a joyful thing to see our authors out in the world, sharing their wisdom and compassion with communties across the country. We were very happy to see that
- Looking for a creative, joyful celebration of Buddhism in music, meditation, and film? Check out Buddhafest! Wisdom author Barbara Bonner will be speaking there alongside meditation teachers Gelek Rimpoche, Tara Brach, Roshi Joan Halifax, and others. The festival takes place June 19-22 in Arlington, VA.
- Violence Escalates in Burma - Barbara O’Brien at About.com Buddhism has the latest news.
- Provocative Buddhist artwork by China’s Zhang Huan in outdoor/indoor exhibit at Hudson River Valley’s Storm King Art Center - Discover this gorgeously original, striking art at Shambhala Sunspace