Buddhism

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Shamanism, pagans and wiccans: trends from the England and Wales census
There are more pagans, fewer French speakers and 2.5 million households are of more than one ethnic group

Robert Booth, Carmen Aguilar García and Pamela Duncan

29, Nov, 2022 @3:35 PM

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Kelsang Gyatso obituary
Tibetan monk who opposed the Dalai Lama’s openness to teachings from other Buddhist schools and founded the New Kadampa Tradition

Vishvapani Blomfield

14, Oct, 2022 @3:48 PM

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Midwives review – a Muslim and a Buddhist grapple with childbirth in strife-torn Myanmar
Sombre documentary shot over five years follows two healthcare workers as they deliver babies in a brutally divided society

Peter Bradshaw

28, Sep, 2022 @10:00 AM

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‘Honey-child, listen to me’: a radical Buddhist nun on how to be happy in a crazy world
From a Catholic convent in Melbourne to death row in America, Robina Courtin has learned a few things about happiness, suffering … and Donald Trump

Bronwyn Adcock

16, Sep, 2022 @8:00 PM

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A new start after 60: I was angry about being left out of my father’s will. Then I found peace in the woods
Moniek Kramer always wanted a little house in the countryside. At the age of 65, struggling with the fallout from her father’s death, she finally got it

Paula Cocozza

12, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘Can objects teach us about reality?’: Ruth Ozeki on her Women’s prize-winning novel
Voices of everyday things fill The Book of Form and Emptiness, rooted in how she experienced the loss of her father

Lisa Allardice

17, Jun, 2022 @1:59 PM

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Readers reply: can you be a Buddhist as well as a Christian?
The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific and philosophical concepts

27, Feb, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Can you be a Buddhist as well as a Christian?
The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific and philosophical concepts

20, Feb, 2022 @2:00 PM

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How Buddhism has changed the West for the better | Rebecca Solnit
We are not who we were very long ago. A lot of new ideas have emerged from Buddhism and other traditions emphasizing compassion, equality, nonviolence and critical perspectives on materialism and capitalism

Rebecca Solnit

08, Feb, 2022 @11:31 AM

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Thich Nhat Hanh obituary
Zen Buddhist monk and peace campaigner who brought mindfulness to the west

Vishvapani Blomfield

23, Jan, 2022 @3:28 PM

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From MLK to Silicon Valley, how the world fell for ‘father of mindfulness’
The Vietnamese monk Thich Nhat Hanh, who has died at 95, gave his movement a global reach and influence

Miranda Bryant

22, Jan, 2022 @7:32 PM

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Why new year resolutions can just cause you more stress | Vishvapani Blomfield
Focusing on a more mindful life instead of chasing targets creates space to reflect, says Vishvapani Blomfield, Buddhist contributor to BBC Radio 4’s Thought for the Day

Vishvapani Blomfield

06, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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