How to Overcome Sanskrit-Pali Anxiety (SPA)

by Curt Pawlisch While not yet listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, the “universal authority for psychiatric diagnoses” (according to Wikipedia), many SnowFlower members suffer from Sanskrit-Pali Anxiety or its ironic acronym, SPA. SPA’s symptoms are…

“The Next Buddha Is the Sangha” – Reflections on Starting Madison’s LGBTQI* Meditation Group

by Finn Enke “It’s fine if we’re the only ones here this evening” Sid, Annie and I say to each other as we set up the meditation hall for each monthly gathering of the Madison LGBTQI Buddhist Meditation Group. And…