Spiritual Life News

Interview with Oren Jay Sofer--Right Speech and Right Livelihood: Trusting the Heart and Seeing the Whole

Aug 18, 2021

Oren has crafted a life for himself while staying true to his deeper values. He takes us through his existential process of learning to listen to his inner voice and how through doing so,...

Guan Yin Retreat

Jul 11, 2021

The City of Ten Thousand Buddhas will be reciting the Universal Door chapter from the Lotus Sutra from July 15th through July 31st (PDT).

Cultivating Wisdom and Compassion in Precarious Times with Venerable Karma Lekshe Tsomo

Jul 11, 2021

A keynote speech given by Venerable Karma Lekshe Tsomo on May 22, 2021. The video is also available on Youtube.

How Do You Avoid Feeling Depressed About Impermanence?

Jun 13, 2021

We asked Professor Doug Powers for his thoughts on our emotional response to impermanence.

Avatamsaka Sutra Recitation

Jun 13, 2021

The City of Ten Thousand Buddhas will be reciting the Avatamsaka Sutra from June 13th through July 8th (PDT). Chinese and English recitations will be available.

Ten Thousand Buddhas Jeweled Repentance Hosted by the City of Ten Thousand Buddhas

Apr 12, 2021

Ten Thousand Buddhas Jeweled RepentanceSunday, April 18 - Tuesday, May 18, 2021**may conclude a day earlier

What Does A Nun Do?

Mar 9, 2021

Curious about what it's like to be a nun? Ponder no further with our interviews on their livelihood!

How Can the Buddha’s Teachings Inform Contemporary Education?

Mar 9, 2021

DRBU was fortunate to have Ajahn Jayasaro speak to the DRBU community on how the Buddha's teachings can inform contemporary education. DRBU chaplain and instructor, Jin Chuan Shi, and DRBU BA student...

How Do You Meditate Properly?

Feb 7, 2021

This is the first of a series of meditation instructions, transcribed from talks given by Dr. Verhoeven at DRBU. Here he addresses the question "How do you meditate properly?" and talks about the...