Fresh off the press! My interview with Khenpo Karma Tenkyong, resident teacher at Karma Triyana Dharmachakra Tibetan Buddhist Monastery for Buddhistdoor Global. Thank you Khenpo & thank you Buddhistdoor Global! https://www.buddhistdoor.net/features/insight-on-practice-for-beginners-with-khenpo-karma-tenkyong

As a vegan who has been curious about Buddhist philosophy for years, I’ve also been increasingly interested in the intersection of the two philosophies & learning more about vegan & plant based practice within Buddhist culture. So I was thrilled to learn about recent title by Vegan Publishers- ‘Buddhism &Continue Reading

Currently working on an interview with Khenpo Karma Tenkyong for Buddhistdoor Global. When asked about observations of practice & the ‘busy mind’ he responded: “The 21st century is very busy time. I check many times and I always find that everyone is very busy. From my experience, we really needContinue Reading

Karma Rimay O Sal Ling  Maui Tibetan Buddhist Dharma Center I enjoy visiting dharma centers wherever we go so it was a pleasant surprise to come across the Maui Tibetan Buddhist Dharma Center during our first few hours on Maui.  We also returned on our final day to spend someContinue Reading

Mu-Ryang-Sa Temple At the very scenic & serene Mu-Ryang-Sa Temple yesterday, spectacularly placed deep in Palolo Valley on Oahu for the 2nd interview in my “Portrait & Dialogue with Vegans series.”  This location was the participant’s suggestion & we enjoyed a quiet afternoon moment with invigorating dialogue & photographing thisContinue Reading

I first visited Nechung Dorje Drayang Ling in 1999 with a good friend while living on the Big Island.  It was my first visit to a Tibetan Buddhist temple & happened to coincide with one of their important holidays, so we ended up being witness to a special service by theContinue Reading

Byodo-In Temple Valley of the Temples Memorial Park The resounding sound of the bell, the waft of incense & the sight of a peacock tail, all nestled by the Ko’olau Mountains,  a visit to Byodo-In is a very sensory experience & a beautiful one as well.