Buddhadharma: The Practitioner's Quarterly

Lineage Is About More Than Preservation

SOMETIMES I FEEL overwhelmed. In our climate of unending gun violence, extreme rhetoric in domestic and international politics, and environmental crisis, I find myself needing to lean not only on my practice but also on my lineage for support. After all, lineage gives the dharma the familiar forms we’ve grown accustomed to.

Lately, however, my experience of lineage is

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