Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche’s Aspiration for American Buddhism

What would be the key ingredient to a “melting pot” of American Buddhism — one Buddhism, rather than many? How can students of different Buddhist traditions help and support each other on the road to freedom?

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Expanding Our Sense of Community: Western Buddhists and Interfaith Dialogue

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Has Buddhism in the Western World, especially in America, become a collection of private clubs? How can we engage collaboratively with seekers of other faiths — and with Buddhists from other traditions as well?

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Spiritual But Not Religious – Part I, The Spiritual Lone Ranger

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Does being religious mean you’ve drunk the Kool-Aid? Can you be religious and keep your autonomy? Is there anything wrong with walking the spiritual path alone?

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