URTHONA Buddhist arts journal covers all aspects of contemporary and traditional arts from a Western Buddhist perspective. It is published annually in a high quality, 68 page, glossy magazine format, and is beautifully designed.
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Urthona – the landscape: Our guardian spirits are the romantic and revolutionary writers of early 19th century London – Blake, Hazlitt and Coleridge – and the Zen poets of Japan who were similarly drawn to the open, outer reaches of mind and culture. Our founding inspiration came from the Western Buddhist teacher Sangharakshita. More about our vision in ABOUT URTHONA above.
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CURRENT ISSUE 32 – Goddesses East and West.
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The image of an all powerful goddess of nature is one of the most prevalent religious images of our times. In this issue we explore how the goddess has much to offer Buddhists and others, and how she represents the image of a sacred, interconnected cosmos which is the antidote to the materialism of our age. Including: Continue reading