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Twenty-nine-year-old Buddhist teacher Lodro Rinzler is the cool kid's Buddhist.
In his new book, Rinzler spells out mindful compassion for the millennial set, making room for one-night stands and cocktails on the weekend.
The sound of one hand clapping
| February 10, 2012
Photos: 12th Annual Lantern Festival
The Forest Hills Cemetery hosted their 12th Annual Lantern Festival -- a ceremony of remembrance inspired by Buddhist rituals -- on July 15, 2010.
Scenes from the 12th Annual Lantern Festival at Forest Hills Cemetery
| July 23, 2010
If you’re going to explore the cosmos, better do it at night.
Grace DeGennaro’s ‘Indigo’ at Aucocisco
| April 02, 2010
For a place that is largely about performative hibachi dining and Asian kitsch, Kon is very into the Buddha.
Sampling Kon Asian's broad spectrum
| December 04, 2009
Review: The Unmistaken Child
After the 2001 death of Tibetan Buddhist master Lama Konchog, his disciple Tenzin Zopa is charged with tracking down his reincarnation.
A fascinating, if disturbing, look at how the Dalai Lama's enlightened sausage is made
| July 17, 2009
Two Saturdays ago, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama sat cross-legged on the 50-yard line and gently intoned that "the path to happiness in the individual and with society is through inner peace."
The New England Patriots played host to a very different out-of-towner last week, as the Dalai Lama made a most incongruous visit to Gillette Stadium
| May 15, 2009
China, Tibet, and the Olympics
It is difficult to imagine an American — perhaps any Westerner — with a greater sympathy for, and understanding of, Tibet than scholar-activist Robert Thurman.
Buddhist scholar Robert Thurman explains the Dalai Lama’s political wisdom, the myopia of the chinese, and the essence of the Olympics
| August 06, 2008
The total Tashi Delek experience is larger than the food or the room, or even the caring service from the lone mid-week waitress.
Fine Tibetan cuisine — freed from Chinese influences
| July 09, 2008
How is it that Cambridge and Somerville had three Tibetan restaurants, while until recently, those on the other side of the river had none?
MC SLIM JB
| February 27, 2008
They avoid religious cheerleading and tree-huggery; instead, their film demonstrates that when it comes to keeping the earth from getting wrecked beyond repair, it isn’t a matter of us versus them.
Religious groups and the environment
| February 20, 2008
Wave of reform
A wave of change is moving swiftly toward Maine’s jails and prisons. It could bring major reform — or a bureaucratic jumble.
There is now a chance to fix Maine’s broken corrections system, but only if the public speaks up
| February 06, 2008
What do you get when you combine three dancers, two six-foot sheets of melting ice, tiny video transmitters, and footage of Alaskan glaciers and ice caves?
Lostwax’s Melt searches for beauty
| October 24, 2007
In search of Kerouac
Ashare drops me off, frantic Matt Ashare from my paper, swilling coffee in a ceramic mug at the wheel of his sulky-blue Saturn Ion and ranting about dogfighting.
‘Whither goest thou, America, in thy shiny car in the night?’ . . . Lowell?!
| August 29, 2007
10 Questions for the Dalai Lama
Ray’s smug smile tells us that “I’m sitting with the Dalai Lama!” is all that’s running through his head.
A new-age vanity project
| June 20, 2007
Three in one
Lloyd Thayer is recounting the roster of instruments he plays as we enjoy Indian food in a Central Square restaurant.
Lloyd Thayer’s trio of talents
| February 06, 2007
“Kesa” is the term for the traditional, oblong prayer robes worn by Buddhist monks in Japan — and this spiritually rich garment is the subject of Betsy Sterling Benjamin’s “A Sense of Place, an Artist's Tribute to the Seven Continents,” which opens at th
‘A Sense of Place’ at the Peabody Essex Museum, a guided tour of the ‘MFA Thesis Exhibition’ at Tufts, and the last Mad Dash at Green Street
| December 12, 2006
Kaze is Boston’s most elaborate presentation yet of the Mongolian hot pot, or “shabu-shabu” in Japanese.
Dip into a fun, flavorful date spot
| July 05, 2006
Wheel of Time
Werner Herzog’s hypnotic documentary attends to the Kalachakra initiation for Tibetan Buddhist monks in 2002 in Bodh Gaya, India.
Rating: 3.5 stars
| January 25, 2006
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