At the 1995 Gorbachev Foundation State of the World Forum, Thich Nhat Hanh tells Ram Dass how anger can be transformed into peace, “even among wealthy people, even among the politicians.”
On Jerry Brown’s radio program We the People, Thich Nhat Hanh advises politicians and activists on how to practice peace.
Social change activists Tova Green and Fran Peavey talk about their work with refugee women in the war-torn Balkans.
Zen teacher Bernard Glassman brings bodhi mind to people with AIDS, people who are homeless, people who are unemployed, and the broader community.
Alan Senauke sketches an early history of the Buddhist Peace Fellowship and its vow to free all beings by working to end structural causes of suffering.
White parents of an adopted, biracial, HIV-positive child, Nancy Schroeder and Grace Dammann share what they are learning about being present and available.
Reflecting on his reaction to a diversity workshop, Lee De Barros explores whether a white person who has practiced zazen for many years can still be unconscious about racial stereotyping.
Short reviews of Natural Great Perfection: Dzogchen Teachings and Vajra Songs • Don’t Just Do Something, Sit There • A Place In Space: New and Selected Prose • Ecopsychology: Restoring the Earth, Healing the Mind • The Return of the Mother • Essential Tibetan Buddhism • The Size of the World