Buddhism

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Buddhists take on US army to keep peace in Scottish sanctuary
Abbot of retreat in Dumfries and Galloway that was visited by David Bowie condemns proposals for special forces target practice

Eve Livingston

14, Mar, 2021 @8:15 AM

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Yak politics: Tibetans’ vegetarian dilemma amid China meat boom
While China pushes for more industrialised farms, Buddhist monks urge now-sedentary nomads to embrace vegetarianism

Michael Standaert

04, Feb, 2021 @7:00 AM

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David Arnott obituary
Other lives: Buddhist human rights activist and founder of the Online Burma Library

Colin Archer

28, Dec, 2020 @9:47 PM

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Tina Turner: 'When I was in the zone, it was like I was flying'
She was a rock’n’roll powerhouse who electrified audiences worldwide. As Tina Turner releases a guide to happiness, she talks to playwright V (formerly Eve Ensler) about how she found the strength to overcome illness, abuse and tragedy

V (formerly Eve Ensler)

08, Dec, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Doug Scott obituary
First Englishman to climb Everest who dedicated his later years to Buddhism and helping the people of Nepal

Ed Douglas

07, Dec, 2020 @4:07 PM

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'It's not weird or foreign': the Ugandan monk bringing Buddhism to Africa – photo essay
Bhante Buddharakkhita, who became a Buddhist while studying in India, is on a mission to use meditation and mindfulness to heal trauma

Samuel Okiror in Kampala

07, Dec, 2020 @7:30 AM

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'Buddha would be green': Dalai Lama calls for urgent climate action
Exclusive: The Dalai Lama warns of terrible consequences of climate inaction

Krishnan Guru-Murthy

11, Nov, 2020 @7:00 PM

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Wings and a prayer: Thai Airways launches 'sacred' flight over Buddhist sites
Airline’s latest scheme to boost its income follows sale of bags made from life vests

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

04, Nov, 2020 @7:34 AM

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Alan Arkin on Hollywood success: 'I was miserable pretty much all of the time'
In his mid-30s, the actor was living the dream, but was far from happy. As he publishes his memoir Out of My Mind, he talks about turning his life around – and the disgraced guru he pinned his hopes on

Xan Brooks

18, Oct, 2020 @2:00 PM

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The art of tantra: is there more to it than marathon sex and massages?
The west reduced tantra to a quest for sexual liberation and wellness. But a new show charts its darker depths – from avenging goddesses to blood-drinking and self-decapitation

Ammar Kalia

21, Sep, 2020 @5:00 AM

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What’s better than envying a friend’s success? Feeling genuine happiness | Hannah Jane Parkinson
Benign envy can inspire us to work harder, rather than wishing for the downfall of others who have what we covet

Hannah Jane Parkinson

28, Aug, 2020 @6:00 AM

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The one thing that has helped me this year: radical self-acceptance | Bidisha
During lockdown I embraced my spinsterhood and turned my back for ever on the pressure to pursue self-improvement and adventure. It has been a genuine relief, writes journalist Bidisha

Bidisha

19, Aug, 2020 @1:18 PM

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