Buddhism in America

By Hilda Neal

If like me, you find the current religious culture in America to be fascinating and even a little worrisome, you will be interested in how the religious map is changing in the US. You might…

What is American Buddhism?

By Hilda Neal

Buddhism originated in the East so it is relatively new to America and the West in general. Now, in America, one can practice many different kinds of Buddhist practices. In the 1970’s, when it really…

How Buddhism Changed in the West

By Hilda Neal

There is now such a thing as American Buddhism but it is more commonly referred to as Western Buddhism since it includes all Western country practices as taught by the Venerable Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche who…

The Three Jewels in the West and the East

By Hilda Neal

In Buddhism, which originated in India, there is something referred to as the three precious jewels and it is the crux of Buddhism worldwide,regardless of the country in which it is practiced. Since Buddhism has…