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The ‘King’ of Shambhala Buddhism Is Undone by Abuse Report

By Andy Newman, New York Times, July 11, 2018



New York, USA --
In a shrine on the sixth floor of a Manhattan office building, a photo of a man in golden robes hangs above an altar. Another photo of him sits upon a throne. He is the head of one of the largest Buddhist organizations in the West, Shambhala International, a network of more than 200 outposts in over 30 countries where thousands come for training in meditation and mindfulness and some delve into deeper mysteries.

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Stop Separating Immigrant Families - Statement by 200 Buddhist Leaders

The Buddhist Channel, June 19, 2018

San Francisco, CA (USA) --  The Soto Zen Buddhist Association (United States) has released a statement on the separation of children from their parents at the US–Mexico border. The statement  is signed by more than 200 teachers across Buddhist traditions.  More



Thai Buddhist monks' health suffering from sugary drinks

by Liam Cochrane and Supattra Vimonsuknopparat, ABC, May 28, 2018

Bangkok, Thailand -- The daily afternoon fasting of Thai Buddhist monks is making them fat, thanks largely to modern sugary drinks, says a leading nutritionist.  More


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