Dennis Crean introduces our Spring 2008 theme of Passing Along the Teachings. From the vast evolutionary perspective, we humans are the “new animals” on the block. Likewise, we practitioners of Buddhism in the West are the “new kids” embracing this ancient wisdom.
Interview with Rosemary Rawcliffe: Women of Tibet Carrying the Culture
The Dharma has been passed along for many centuries throughout Asia, and women have played a fundamental and often unacknowledged role in its transmission. Barbara Gates and Phyllis Pay interview filmmaker Rosemary Rawcliffe on this subject, focusing on her Women of Tibet trilogy and the Great Mother archetype.
Andrew Schelling sees poetry and Dharma as very similar in that they are both explorations of our life in the world, ways of making a journey as opposed to a dogmatic explanation of our reality.