(RNS) — Yudhanjaya Wijeratne’s new novel was created with the help of an AI poet and a few computer programs — and explores his love of poetry and his Buddhist background.
(RNS) — Democracy is making inroads, but the tradition of karmic kingship persists.
(RNS) — The Buddhist nationalist MaBaTha movement has become an important social force in Myanmar.
(RNS) — Young Buddhist Editorial gives millennial and Gen Z Asian Americans a place to engage with their religion, culture and identity on their own terms.
(RNS) — ‘I’ve gone looking for wisdom, beauty, and truth wherever it can be found. And this past year I‘ve found myself learning most of all from my cats,’ said author Jon M. Sweeney about his new e-course called ‘The Spirituality of Cats.’
(RNS) — On this Religious Freedom Day, we are concerned about the rising threats around the world, but we are hopeful for progress in the years ahead.
(RNS) — The bill’s concern with reincarnation is aimed at reining in China’s meddling in Tibet’s religious affairs.
(RNS) — Incidents have included vandalism of temples and Buddhist statues outside private homes, as well as verbal harassment of Asian Americans at their houses of worship.
(RNS) — The Buddhist contemplative approach to chaplaincy has spurred a new interest in Buddhism in the medical environment.
(RNS) — Religion News Service is bringing back our holiday gift guide, full of ideas for all the people of faith — or no faith — on your list.
(RNS) — The emergence of Buddhist-oriented hospices in the U.S. and elsewhere is said to show a dissatisfaction with conventional Western views of life and death.
(RNS) — Buddhist teachings about suffering and the impermanence of all things, many find, have particular relevance in this moment.
(The Conversation) — As people the world over are choosing to ditch the handshakes and hugs for fear of contracting the coronavirus, namaste is becoming the perfect pandemic greeting.