Buddhism

Illustration of Pamela Ayo Yetunde and Cheryl A. Giles

Black, Buddhist, and Free

May 3, 2021
Cheryl Giles, Francis Greenwood Peabody Senior Lecturer on Pastoral Care and Counseling at HDS, discusses her coedited anthology of “freedom stories” exploring what it means to be Black and Buddhist in America.
Chris Berlin, second from right, leads a group meditation in Emerson Chapel.

Podcast: Mainstream Meditation and the Million-Dollar Mindfulness Boom

August 13, 2019

Today, mindfulness meditation can be found everywhere from schools to prisons to sports teams.

The trendy fitness apparel company Lululemon is now advertising mindful clothing for men. There’s also Mindful Meats, Mindful Mints, and Sherwin-Williams sells a paint color they call Mindful Gray. There’s even Mindful Mayo, which you can buy at your local Whole Foods for $5.99.... Read more about Podcast: Mainstream Meditation and the Million-Dollar Mindfulness Boom

Chuqiu Peng, MTS ’19

Humans of HDS: Challenging Stereotypes

March 20, 2019

“I have some stereotypes about Christianity and Islam, just because I do not know them well. I need more time to learn, to digest, to actually live fully, to learn fully.”—Chuqiu Peng, MTS ’19

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