Practising the Dharma in Adversity


Ratnaguna finds much to admire in Devamitra’s account of his diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer. Inspiring, challenging, humorous, and thought-provoking, it’s well worth reading, regardless of your health condition or religion.

The Other Side of Populism

Road to somewhere

In this very stimulating interview Thomas Hamilton-Shaw talks about two books by David Goodhart: The Road to Somewhere and Head Hand Heart. Tom is a friend of David and was his research assistant for the second book.

A Burning House?

A Burning House?

In ‘The Burning House’, a Buddhist shares his Dharma insights, promising practical resources for those moved to respond to a perceived climate emergency. This review explores the author’s depiction of the problem, and his solutions.

Walking With the Wind

Walking with the wind

In this podcast, the second in our series Books Worth Reading, Aryajit interviews Ratnaguna on Walking with the Wind by the Civil Rights activist John Lewis. Very inspiring.

The Master and his Emissary

In this interview – the first in the new series Books Worth Reading – Ratnaguna interviews Jñanavaca on The Master and His Emissary by Iain McGilchrist, and finds out why he thinks it is a book well worth reading.