Pleasure and Consent in the Era of #MeToo

This talk was a starting point in a long overdue discussion on mindfulness and sex. Movements such as #metoo have asked us to re-examine how we approach pleasure and consent in our sexual encounters and relationships. Our brilliant teachers addressed how mindfulness can guide us to a world where sexual enjoyment and mutual respect can lead to greater satisfaction and connection.

Buddhism and Race in America: Intra-Sangha Racial Dynamics

How do issues of race impact Buddhist communities? What can Buddhist communities do to address these issues in their own settings? During the HBC Conference on Buddhism and Race in America, panelists Harrison Blum, Bryan Mendiola, Lama Rod Owens, and Roshi Sings-Alone explore these questions in a conversation moderated by Christopher Raiche.