Young Buddhists and Non-Buddhists for a Healthy & Compassionate Society

Mindfulness when a Relative is Dying

By Phil Bluckert My Dad received a terminal diagnosis of pancreatic cancer on the 19th November 2015. He deteriorated rapidly and passed away on the...

My Mother, My Self

By Denise (Diem Trang) Nguyen For those of us who fled Vietnam, treasured photographs of our lives in the homeland are hard to come by. My...

Alexis’ Letter about Peace after the Attacks

Dear friends from around the world, I am writing to you from Montréal. On Friday, I lost my cousin during the attacks in France. Faced...

Reconnecting My Family

By Monastic Sister Sinh Nghiem As monastics we are allowed periodically to have a home visit. I wanted to have a home visit to see...

36 Years

By Sister Hai An (Sister Ocean) 36 years 36 years was all you got 36 years to learn, to laugh, to work and to love 36 years was all...

This is Not Your Parents’ Buddhism

This article, written by Denise Nguyen to help promote the Viet Wake Up event in Southern California this past Spring 2014, was aimed at...

Connecting Generations

By Miranda van Schadewijk The 19th of May, the usual Sangha morning in Den Haag took a slightly different turn. Inspired by the theme of...

The miracle of healing

Some time ago I felt a sudden inspiration to write a letter to my grandfather. He is 91 years old and lives in New...