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December in Photos

Jan 12, 2021

The DRBU community sent in photos in response to the question, “What is friendship/community to you?"

Message from the President

Jan 12, 2021

It was with a feeling of relief that I turned the page in my calendar from December 2020 to January 2021. Last year was a very difficult year for many reasons.

Dharma Coming to Life -- An Interview with Author Chenxing Han

Jan 12, 2021

Upcoming writer, Chenxing Han, shares her journey on the Buddhist path as "a gradual steeping, [...] suffusing my life the way tea remakes water, a subtle flavor intensifying over time.” After...

The Whole of the Spiritual Path with Bhikshus Jin Chuan and Jin Wei

Jan 12, 2021

We asked Bhikshu Jin Chuan, DRBU Instructor, and Bhikshu Jin Wei, DRBU MA Alum, to share their reflections on kalyāṇamitras, or spiritual friends, a Buddhist Sanskrit term (Pāli: kalyāṇamitta).

Three Heart-Warming and Profound Illustrated Books to Introduce Your Little One to Buddhism

Dec 14, 2020

These colorful books allow children to learn some basics of Buddhism and to get to know their own potential to be calm, caring, and peaceful.

How to Bridge The Divide?

Dec 8, 2020

We asked Professor Doug Powers for his thoughts on the recent election and the psychology of American politics. How can we bridge the divide in the US today? 

We Are Spiritual Beings on a Human Journey - An Interview with Board Member Peggy Brevoort

Dec 8, 2020

Peggy has led a beautiful life following her dreams, together with her late husband Bill: they dropped out of mainstream society in the 60's for spiritual pursuits, bought Buddha Root Farm in 1971,...

November in Photos (And Words!)

Dec 8, 2020

We asked our community to share a photo or words in response to the question:  "What are you grateful for?" See what they appreciate! 

hint of haze—sjon '24

Nov 17, 2020

there is no hint of haze on the nose. the air is crisp with a pine aromatic. the body is thin, with no humidity, and the content is dry; yet the flavor of the day is full and round, the way mid-...

Contemporary Buddhist Tunes For Awakening (+bonus tracks!)

Nov 9, 2020

Our association has been blessed with talented musician-monastics that have written and recorded dozens of original Buddhist songs.