Original Chinese Language Source Article: Ya’an Buddha-Dharma News Online (Translated by Adrian Chan-Wyles PhD) Dharma Master Zhi Deng (智灯法师 – Zhi Deng Fa Shi) is
Joseph Stalin died in 1953. In 1956 – Nikita Khrushchev – in an attempt to consolidate his own premiership of the Soviet Union – issued
Chinese Language Source Article: Buddhism Online (26.4.14) (Translated by Adrian Chan-Wyles PhD) Translator’s Note: Dharma Master Da Zhao was born in 1972 – and is
In at least two respects, the teachings of the Buddha were quite remarkable. In the first place, he insisted on the virtue of moderation. He
‘The Buddhist Scriptures tell us that when Gotama was twenty-nine years old, he saw for the first time an Old man, a Sick Man, a
It is bizarre to consider that as Japan descended into fascism and racism prior to WWII – the distorted, nationalistic Zen Buddhism of that time was popular in the West amongst intellectuals, despite a number of its masters expressing openly hostile attitudes toward the Western people. It is even more bizarre to consider that after WWII – many of these very same masters remained popular as they quietly pushed their formerly racist rhetoric into the background, and applied a more ‘neutral’ policy toward the acquisition of Enlightenment.