Out in the World News

Patience and stillness are not just sitting for an hour

Apr 12, 2021

Below is an edited excerpt from an online class, taught by Professor Doug Powers.

Black Lives Matter and Its Historical Context - A Dialogue with Rev. Robert Mcknight

Feb 7, 2021

To talk about anything in the present—in order to gain an understanding of anything that’s going on today, one must return to the past, and the past deals with history. We cannot separate the past,...

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...

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.

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,...

Clarify Your Stances and Ride the Waves with Prajna Murdaya

Nov 9, 2020

A lifelong "card carrying" Buddhist, Prajna brings us along on his journey from discord to harmony, from unhappily running a shoe factory, to joyously building the largest concert hall in Indonesia....

Compassion as Capital with Birju Pandya

Oct 17, 2020

In this Board Member Spotlight, we interviewed DRBU board member Birju Pandya about the DRBU

From Freedom Riding to Freeing Oneself with Carol Ruth Silver

Aug 31, 2020

The following is an interview with Carol Ruth Silver, a DRBU board member. This is a transcribed spoken interview that has been edited for clarity and brevity.

Alumni Spotlight: Bhikshuni Jin Rou, MA '18

Jul 5, 2020

The following is an interview with Bhikshuni Jin Rou, a 2018 graduate of the MA program.What are you currently up to? 

Alumni Spotlight: Maureen McIver, MA ‘17

May 31, 2020

The following is an interview with Maureen McIver, a 2017 graduate of the MA program.