By John Amodeo, PhD: How the Coronavirus Helps Us Understand the Buddhist View of Our Interdependence


For centuries, Buddhism has offered the teaching that’s been called “dependent origination” or “interdependent origination.” This means that nothing exists independently in our world. Everything is interconnected. We exist in a complex web of life that is continually changing. Now, rather than consulting with Buddhist texts written by psychologically-minded masters, we have a lowly virus…

W. Edward Bureau, PhD (Cochranville, Pennsylvania): Leading From Compassion


Flowing in Dr. Phe Xuan Bach’s prose and poetry are notions of intentional mindfulness within ourselves and with others. The universality of Dr. Bach’s conceptualization of compassionate, mindful, and peace-based leadership transcends time, nations, and contexts; it can move us toward completeness within ourselves and without with others. A practicing Buddhist, Dr. Bach weaves the…