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TIME Honors Makeup Artist Monk

TIME magazine has Japanese monk, makeup artist, and LGBTQ activist Kodo Nishimura on its 2021 list of Next Generation Leaders. Though both of his parents are Buddhist clergy, Nishimura was not interested in following in their footsteps when he moved to New York City to study at Parsons School of Design. In college, he learned […]

By Daniel Ilan Cohen Thin
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Turning Word

Roshi Bodhin Kjolhede, co-director of the Rochester Zen Center, talks about a Buddhist book that made a significant impact on his practice.

By Bodhin Kjolhede
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