TOP 40 BUDDHIST BLOGS

Over the years of researching Buddhism and reading many blogs on the subject, we have developed a fondness for many Buddhist blogs. Here is our list of the top 40 Buddhist blogs we read. Please take a look at them!


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1.  Tiny Buddha – Founded in 2009, Tiny Buddha has emerged as a leading resource for peace and happiness, with more than six million readers and followers and a vibrant community forum.


2.  Tricycle – The Buddhist Review is a print and digital magazine dedicated to making Buddhist teachings and practices broadly available.


3. Mindful – Mindful Communications is a Public Benefit Corporation dedicated to sharing the gifts of mindfulness through content, training, courses, and directories


4. Lions Roar – Lion’s Roar is an independent non-profit foundation whose mission is to communicate Buddhist wisdom and practices in order to benefit people’s lives and our society, and to support the development of Buddhism in the modern world.


5. The Karmapa – Latest news, teaching transcripts, and announcements from the Karmapa


6. Jack Kornfield – Author, Buddhist practitioner, Spirit Rock Meditation Center founding teacher, and one of the key teachers to introduce Buddhist mindfulness practice to the West.


7. Wild Mind – Wildmind’s mission is to benefit the world by promoting mindfulness and compassion through the practice of Buddhist meditation.


8.  Wild Fox Zen – Practicing Awakening in these Very Times


9. Dalai Lama – Articles and messages by His Holiness the Dalai Lama relating to Buddhism.


10. American Buddhist – Personal blog written by Senior Correspondent for Buddhistdoor Global, a non-profit, progressive Buddhist platform based in Hong Kong.


11. Bodhisattva Road – Writer, Daniel Scharpenburg, is an American Buddhist Teacher in the Zen tradition and also a teacher of Mindfulness Meditation.


12. The Buddha Said – Jay N.Forrest, is a non-theistic philosopher of religion, specializing in Buddhism, Daoism, and Stoicism.


13. Buddhism Now – An online Buddhist magazine based upon the teachings of the Buddha. Published from Totnes, England.


14. Monkey Mind – Buddhist blog by Zen Buddhist priest and author, James Ishmael Ford.


15. Empty Gate Zen Center – Providing Zen meditation instruction to help us to clear our mind of habitual thinking and access our wisdom and compassion.


16. The Buddhist News – News about Buddhism from around the world.


17. The Kwan Um School of Zen – The Zen centers of the Kwan Um School of Zen around the world offer training in Zen meditation through meditation instruction, daily morning and evening meditation practice, public talks, teaching interviews, retreats, workshops, and community living.


18. Global Buddhism – The Global Buddhism blog is dedicated to discussing the global character of Buddhism both historically and in the contemporary world.


19. The Self Proclaimed Solitary Buddhist


20. Europe Center – As an international meeting place, the Europe Center maintains the living transmission of the Diamond Way in the Karma Kagyü Lineage


21. Tibetan Buddhism – Dedicated to highlighting difficult issues around Tibetan Buddhism


23. The Practical Buddhist – Teachings on Practical Buddhism – Helping the Lay Buddhist Follow the Path and Incorporate Buddhist Practice into Contemporary Daily Life


24. Heart Sutra and Buddhism – The Heart sutra also known as The Heart of the Perfection of Wisdom is the core of The Mahaprajna Paramita sutra in six hundred scrolls. The Heart Sutra is one of the best-known and most popular Buddhist scriptures.


25. Bright Earth – Bright Earth Temple offers a simple practice that connects us to the unconditional love of the Buddha. We also have a strong emphasis on care for the Earth.


26. The Burma Dhamma Blog – Featuring longform interviews getting at the heart of Dhamma practice in Myanmar (Burma). We talk with monks, nuns, meditation teachers, yogis, meditators, pilgrims, authors, scholars, and more to learn about the range of Buddhist practice and life in the Golden Land.


27. Buddhism Guide – This podcast is about Buddhism as a way of life, which means there is no Buddhist jargon or dogma.


28. Christopher Titmuss Blog -Christopher Titmuss, a former Buddhist monk in Thailand and India, teaches Awakening and Insight Meditation around the world.


29. Dhamma Musings – Shravasti Dhammika has been a Buddhist monk for 32 years and is the spiritual advisor to the Buddha Dhamma Mandala Society in Singapore.


30. Wisdom Quarterly – The Dharma, Sutras, and commentarial interpretations of interest to American Buddhists of all traditions with news that not only informs, but transforms.


31. Essence of Buddhism – A collection of Buddhist posts and teachings


32. American Buddhist Perspectives – Buddism, philosophy, ecology, life, teaching, politics


33. San Franscisco Zen Center – San Francisco Zen Center was established in 1962 by Shunryu Suzuki Roshi (1904-1971) and his American students. Suzuki Roshi is known to countless readers as the author of the modern spiritual classic, Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind.


34. Lotus Happiness – Lotus Happiness is an independent and non-sectarian humanistic Buddhist community that anchors upon the Buddha’s teachings of the Lotus Sutra as its core practice.


35  Soka Gakkai International – Soka Gakkai International-USA (SGI-USA) is the most diverse Buddhist community in the United States with more than 500 chapters and some 100 centers throughout the country.


36. Jade Mountains – Jade Mountains contains, and points to, various sources of Buddhist teachings. Some blog posts may be labeled as Teachings to make locating them easier.


37. The Same Old Zen – Sensei Alex Kakuyo is a lay Buddhist minister and former Marine. His approach to Buddhism focuses on the connection between spirituality and daily life.


38. Buddha Net – A Buddhist blog that is not based in the metaphysical world, but has its feet planted firmly on this planet. It is easy to follow and practical.


39. Buddhaimonia Buddhaimonia is a resource for those looking to live with greater peace and balance through the practices of mindfulness, related meditations, and Buddhist wisdom.


40. Buddhist Boot Camp – The intention is to awaken, enlighten, enrich and inspire.


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