Essays & Chapters


The Politics of Enlightenment
In Becoming Buddha: Wisdom Culture for a Meaningful Life  (ed. Renuka Singh)
New Delhi: Penguin Ananda


The Teaching of Vimalakīrti
In Finding Wisdom in East Asian Classics  (ed. Wm. Theodore de Bary)
New York: Columbia University Press


Tibetan Buddhism in America: Reinforcing the Pluralism of the Sacred Canopy
In Nation of Religions  (ed. Stephen R. Prothero)
Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press


Robert Thurman: I Looked Like Henry Miller in Drag
In Opening the Doors of Wonder: Reflections on Religious Rites of Passage  (ed. Arthur J. Magida)
Berkeley: University of California Press


Tibetan Buddhism
In The Missing Peace: Artists and the Dalai Lama  (ed. Committee of 100 for Tibet & the Dalai Lama Foundation)
San Rafael, CA: Earth Aware Editions


Buddha’s Mother Saving Tibet
In Not Turming Away: The Practice of Engaged Buddhism  (ed. Susan Moon)
Boston: Shambhala Publications, Inc


Hope for the Third Millennium
In A Simple Monk: Writings on His Holiness the Dalai Lama  (ed. Tom Morgan)
Novato, CA: New World Library


Tibetan Wisdom for the West
In Buddhism in the West: Spiritual Wisdom for the 21st Century
Carlsbad, CA: Hay House


Being Free and Enjoying Life
In Buddhism in America: Proceedings of the First Buddhism in America Conference  (ed. Brian D. Hotchkiss)
Rutland, VT: Charles E. Tuttle


Toward an American Buddhism
In Buddhism in America: Proceedings of the First Buddhism in America Conference  (ed. Brian D. Hotchkiss)
Rutland, VT: Charles E. Tuttle


Buddhist Reflections in Honour of St John of Patmos
In Revelation and the Environment AD 95–1995: Patmos Sympo¬sium I, 20–27 September 1995  (ed. Sarah Hobson and Jane Lubchenco)
Singapore: World Scientific


Tibet: The Current Political and Human Reality
In Tibet: Tradition and Change
Albuquerque, NM: Albuquerque Museum


Human Rights and Human Responsibilities: Buddhist Views on Individualism and Altruism
In Religious Diversity and Human Rights  (ed. Irene Bloom, J. Paul Martin, and Wayne L. Proudfoot)
New York: Columbia University Press


Tibetan Buddhist Perspectives on Asceticism
In Asceticism  (ed. Vincent L. Wimbush and Richard Valantasis)
New York: Oxford University Press


The Buddha’s Smile: Enlightenment and the Pursuit of Happiness
In In Pursuit of Happiness  (ed. LeRoy S. Rouner)
Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press


Monasticism and Civilization
In Buddhist Spirituality: Indian, Southeast Asian, Tibetan, and Early Chinese  (ed. Takeuchi Yoshinori)
New York: Crossroad


Tibetan Medicine
In The Reunion of Science and Spirit: A Cross Cultural Symposium with Performances  (ed. Mary de G. White, J. Ronald Havern, and Lila Sherman)
New York: Cauldron Productions


A Glimpse of Shambhala
In The Way Ahead: A Visionary Perspective for the New Millennium  (ed. Eddie and Debbie Shapiro)
Shaftesbury, England; Rockport, MA: Element Books Ltd


Introduction: A Tibetan Perspective
In Mind Science: An East-West Dialogue  (ed. Daniel Goleman & Robert A.F. Thurman)
Boston: Wisdom Publications


Tibetan Psychology: Sophisticated Software for the Human Brain
In Mind Science: An East-West Dialogue  (ed. Daniel Goleman & Robert A.F. Thurman)
Boston: Wisdom Publications


Dialogue
In Mind Science: An East-West Dialogue  (ed. Daniel Goleman & Robert A.F. Thurman)
Boston: Wisdom Publications


Conclusion: Looking Ahead
In Mind Science: An East-West Dialogue  (ed. Daniel Goleman & Robert A.F. Thurman)
Boston: Wisdom Publications


Tibetan Buddhist Monastic and Intellectual Culture
In White Lotus: An Introduction to Tibetan Culture  (ed. Carole Elchert)
Ithaca, NY: Snow Lion Publications


Edicts of Asoka
In The Path of Compassion: Writings on Socially Engaged Buddhism  (ed. Fred Eppsteiner)
Berkeley, CA: Parallax Press, and The Buddhist Peace Fellowship


Nagarjuna’s Guidelines for Buddhist Social Action
In The Path of Compassion: Writings on Socially Engaged Buddhism  (ed. Fred Eppsteiner)
CA: Parallax Press, and The Buddhist Peace Fellowship


Social and Cultural Rights in Buddhism
In Human Rights and the World’s Religions  (ed. LeRoy S. Rouner)
Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press


The Buddhist Messiahs: The Magnificent Deeds of the Bodhisattvas.
In Christ and the Bodhisattva  (ed. Donald S. Lopez, Jr. and Steven C. Rockefeller)
Albany: State University of New York Press


Tsoṅ-kha-pa’s Integration of Sūtra and Tantra
In Soundings in Tibetan Civilization  (ed. Barbara Nimri Aziz and Matthew Kapstein)
Delhi, India: Manohar


The Balance of Transcendence and Immanence in Tsong Khapa’s Presentation of Buddhist Spiritual Discipline
In Ultimate Reality and Spiritual Discipline  (ed. James Duerlinger)
New York, NY: Paragon House


Buddhist Views of Nature: Variations on the Theme of Mother-Father Harmony
In On Nature  (ed. LeRoy S. Rouner)
Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press


Confrontation and Interior Realization in Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Traditions
In The Other Side of God: A Polarity in World Religions (Seminar Papers on “Monotheism and the World Religions,” New York/Boston, 1978–80)  (ed. Peter L. Berger)
Garden City, NY: Anchor Press/ Doubleday


Transcendence and the Sacred in the Mahayana Middle Way
In Transcendence and the Sacred  (ed. Alan M. Olson and LeRoy S. Rouner)
Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press


Terras Irradient: American Liberal and Buddhist Liberative Education
In Appalachian Maryland and the World: A Symposium of International Education  (ed. Paul R. La Chance)
Washington, DC: University Press of America


Voidnesses and Totalities: Madhyamika and Hua Yen
In Studies in the History of Buddhism  (ed. A.K. Narain)
Delhi, India: BR Publishing Corp


Nishitani and the Inner Science of Buddhism
In The Religious Philosophy of Nishitani Keiji: Encounter with Emptiness  (ed. Taitetsu Unno)
Berkeley, CA: Asian Humanities Press


Tibet and the Monastic Army of Peace
In Inner Peace, World Peace: Essays on Buddhism and Nonviolence  (ed. Kenneth L. Kraft)
Albany: State University of New York Press


Christian Experiences with Buddhist Spirituality: A Response
In Christians Talk About Buddhist Meditation, Buddhists Talk About Christian Prayer  (ed. Rita M. Gross and Terry C. Muck)
New York: Continuum