The Tour Rolls to a Close in Seattle

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Juli Goetz Morser reports on the conclusion of the Rebel Buddha Tour with Dzogchen Ponlop and other Buddhist leaders in Seattle, WA on December 5.   Buddha dollar photo: Timothy Patterson. Tyler Dewar photo: Katia Roberts. All other photos: James Prouty

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Figuring it Out – Reflections on a Long Journey

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Where does the spiritual journey begin? When does it end? How can we stop war until we heal the anger in our own heart? On the road to freedom, how do I find my teacher?

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A Day of Inner Exploration in Boulder

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Psychotherapist Beth Patterson reports on the Rebel Buddha Tour event with Dzogchen Ponlop and other Buddhist leaders in Boulder, CO on Nov 27.   Photos: Boulder Theater – Brigitte Lause. Slideshow – Timothy Patterson.  All other photos -Jilli Bethany.

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Crazy Little Thing Called Sin

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What’s the use of the labels we place on others and on ourselves? Are our “politically correct” labels really better than any other labels or concepts? What would it be like if we let go of labeling our experiences?

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The Tour Arrives in Toronto!

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Megan Johnston, transcriber for Nalandabodhi Publications and Nitartha Institute, reports on Toronto’s Rebel Buddha event, featuring panelists Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, Tyler Dewar, and Dr. Polly Young-Eisendrath. Photos by Alison McAlpine.

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A High Time in Halifax!

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Debra Ross, Manager of Outreach for the College of Sustainability at Dalhousie University, reports on the Halifax event, featuring panelists Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, Tyler DewarCarolyn Rose Gimian, and Scott WellenbachPhotos by Marvin Moore.

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Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche Talks with Buddhist Geeks

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What is the essential Dharma, beyond culture? How can we understand emptiness clearly? Is enlightenment a real possibility for anyone? Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche recently explored  these questions in an interview on Buddhist Geeks, brought to you again here.

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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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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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