The Rebel Buddha Tour has hit the road!

Field reporter Shane Michael Manieri offers a report from Sunday’s event in New York (read all about it on THE BLOG).  Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche began the day addressing a crowd of 300 at Cooper Union’s Great Hall.  “Rebel Buddha isMORE…

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Rebel Buddha Tour hits NYC

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The Rebel Buddha Tour has hit the road!  Field reporter Shane Michael Manieri offers this report from Sunday’s event in New York.  Photos by Helen Contino.

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Towards An American Buddhism

America is such a melting pot. How can we have a genuine American Buddhism? What will it look like, feel like, taste like?

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The Altruistic Heart

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“Sometimes the most powerful medicine we can offer for suffering of any kind is simply kindness.”

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GET A HEAD START ON THE NEW YORK REBEL BUDDHA EVENT -

 Roshi Pat Enkyo O’Hara (one of the panelists for the Rebel Buddha event in New York City on November 14) will appear on PBS’ Religion and Ethics NewsWeekly program this Saturday (check your local listings, but in New York itMORE…

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REBEL BUDDHA is winning friends and influencing people in the blogosphere

The New York Journal of Books – “…the even-handed approach that Ponlop takes toward dismantling the structures of Buddhism to let their original force emerge speaks well for his mission. He brings from his Asian upbringing into his Western livelihoodMORE…

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Throwing Out Our Cultural Cushions

“When we adopt too many aspects of the culture we are learning from, we can begin to feel pressured by it. We stop relating to situations with any immediacy. Instead, we relate to what is happening in front of us through a filter of rules and regulations.”

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Rebel Buddha is here!

Rebel Buddha: On the Road to Freedom is now available. And if the author’s example is any indication, part of the spiritual path is not taking ourselves too seriously. So, in the spirit of rebel buddha, we’re introducing another fun mind-teaser: ever seen a pithy aphorism disguised as a drink ad? Go check it out.

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The Rebellion Starts NOW!

Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche’s new book Rebel Buddha is now on sale.  You can get it at the best bookstores, or buy it online from the Bodhi Dharma Bookstore.  If you just can’t wait, you can read excerpts from Rebel BuddhaMORE…

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YOU CAN HAVE IT ALL, NOW – AT A 20% DISCOUNT

Tricycle and Shambhala Publications have joined forces to bring Rebel Buddha to all Tricycle Community members during November at a 20% discount with free shipping – plus you can download a free e-book instantly. Just join the Tricycle Community atMORE…

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