Amy Paris Langenberg is a specialist in South Asian Buddhism and her work focuses on gender, power, and the body. She is the author of Birth in Buddhism: The Suffering Fetus and Female Freedom and teaches at Eckard College. We are pleased to have her contribution to the Ten Thousand Thing’s “Ask a Scholar” feature. Q: … Continue reading What Does Buddhism Say About Abortion?
Here at The Ten Thousand Things, we’re interested in the intersection of Buddhist scholarship and practice. “Ask a Scholar” is a new section of this blog in which we encourage readers to send us their questions about Buddhist history, philosophy, ethics, and more. Then we invite a qualified scholar to respond. Think of it as … Continue reading Is Buddhism in the West Cultural Appropriation?
By Rev. Blayne Higa I’m not ok. I’m not ok I had to close the doors of the temple to protect my Sangha. I’m not ok I can’t give a hug to someone grieving the loss of their loved one. I’m not ok because I feel like I’m not doing enough. I’m not ok the … Continue reading “I’m Not Ok and That’s Ok”: A Shin Buddhist Minister Reflects on Covid-19