august 2009 buddhist carnival

here’s the buddhist carnival again! last month my blog was still sick and┬áthe carnival┬ádidn’t happen. glad to be back for august. the buddhist carnival is a romp / surf / drive / ride through the buddhist blogosphere (blugghasphere?) and today’s menu brings you posts on music, fashion, family, war, wishy-washy buddhism, persisting through the agony… Continue reading august 2009 buddhist carnival

a buddhist carnival – 9th edition, part 1

welcome to the 9th edition of the buddhist carnival. it’s only been nine months? it seems like a long time, and a good long time. i always look forward to putting this carnival together. even though there are still problems with blog carnival, we have a very nice selection of articles on buddhism this month;… Continue reading a buddhist carnival – 9th edition, part 1

a buddhist carnival, 8th edition

it’s july 15th – buddhist carnival day! here’s what we have. the face before you were born as usual, i like to start with a poem, and want to thank linda for sending one. i am quite taken by how she ties the experience of becoming a grandmother with the buddhist idea about “the face… Continue reading a buddhist carnival, 8th edition

a buddhist carnival – june 2008, part 2

here, friends, is the second part of this month’s buddhist carnival. the first part is here. enjoy! forgiveness andrew, on his blog rants of a gay lunatic (i have to confess that such a title immediately makes me perk up my ears) does not directly mention buddhism in his article why we must forgive president… Continue reading a buddhist carnival – june 2008, part 2

a buddhist carnival on father’s day

hello friends, and thanks for visiting this month’s buddhist carnival! before we start, i want to say: happy father’s day! and i want to tell you a bit about my father, who passed away 12 years ago. it was my father who awakened my interest in buddhism. buddhism was a philosophy that suited my father… Continue reading a buddhist carnival on father’s day

frozen pea friday: a buddhist on cancer

for today’s weekly frozen pea breast cancer post, i was wondering what some of the buddhists on the net say about cancer and came across reverend mugo from jade mountains. this blog is “an expression of gratitude to all those who read, leave comments and provide support by offering dana, friendship, hospitality, guidance, and encouragement.”… Continue reading frozen pea friday: a buddhist on cancer

a buddhist carnival – may 2008 edition, part 2

so … here’s part 2 of this month’s buddhist carnival. you can find part 1 here. buddha’s birthday talking about carnival, here are some pictures of buddha’s birthday festival in perth put on by the buddha light international association (i know it from my husband’s family, who are japanese pure land buddhists, as hana-matsuri). here’s… Continue reading a buddhist carnival – may 2008 edition, part 2

a buddhist carnival – 7th edition, part 1

welcome to the may 2008 edition of a buddhist carnival. this time around, we got another really good selection of articles. i don’t want to throw too much information at you – that wouldn’t be very buddhist, would it? – so i’ll present the carnival in two parts again. part 2 will arrive some time… Continue reading a buddhist carnival – 7th edition, part 1