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The Pilgrim Journey

On February 1, 2014 By

BY GEORGE JISHO ROBERTSON

In 1973 I went looking for a Buddha to come to my, and even maybe our, rescue. I wanted to actually meet the guy, hear his voice…Of course, I didn’t find him. I found me looking for him.

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In a Rocket Made of Ice

On January 8, 2014 By

 
 

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Buddhism and the Film

On March 2, 2013 By

ONLINE SPECIAL: Recording and transcript of Japan scholar Donald Richie’s address to Doshisha University in 2005.

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Contested Terrain in Afghanistan

On November 29, 2012 By

BY ISAAC S. BLACKSIN

The great wealth beneath Mes Aynak creates a conflict between two development projects, one economic and one cultural. Preserving and promoting Afghanistan’s cultural heritage must compete with extracting and exporting mineral resources…

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INTERVIEW BY ALICE MIYAGAWA
Mayumi Oda has devoted more than fifty years of her life to her art…her deeply feminist viewpoint also drives her ongoing efforts to promote world peace and eliminate nuclear weapons and other nuclear threats.

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Matsuri, Gods and the Land

On June 8, 2012 By

EVERETT BROWN INTERVIEWS TADAYOSHI HIMEDA

I first visited Shiromi in the late 60s and I was surprised by what I saw. Here was a community in this modern era still practicing a culture that deeply reflected the hunting customs of the Jomon era.

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The Epic of Tea

On February 19, 2012 By

TEA
BY DANIEL R. KANE

“Why do you study Tea?” The usual answers perhaps are enough: “It is an aesthetic exercise; a Zen discipline; a unique means of social interaction.” Yet, I have wondered if there might be some other attraction to Tea; something not so apparent…

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BY HATTORI EIJI

“Civilizations do not clash. It is ignorance that clashes.”

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Basho’s Ghost

On December 3, 2011 By

BY SAM HAMILL

For Basho, the grass blowing in the breeze seems especially poignant, so much so that his eyes well into tears…

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