Experience

On Banishing Doubt

by Linda Jackson Sandston, VA. I’d been practicing Buddhism for over 40 years when I got the news, in February 2019, that my eldest son, Freddy, had stage 2, possibly stage 3, colon cancer. Certain things you come to think…

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Reviving the Spirit to Live

by Melissa Louie Los Angeles No matter how hopeless or bleak things appear, the moment always comes when suddenly our spirit revives, and hope is reborn. That is why we must never give up. (Ikeda Sensei, Jan. 2, 1998, World…

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Treasuring Each Person

Living Buddhism: Hiro, thank you for speaking with us. It’s difficult to believe that this month marks 20 years since the September 11 attacks, which changed the world as we knew it. We understand that you lived across…

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Bora Colak in front of his workplace, Long Island, N.Y., August 2021.

Reclaiming a Dream

by Bora Colak Long Island, N.Y. I believe that the ultimate tragedy in life is not physical death. Rather, it is the spiritual death of losing hope, giving up on our own possibilities for growth. … We must each…

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The Joy of Planting Seeds

At 100 years old, Aiko Anderson stays young by introducing others to Buddhism.

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