Welcome! This website is a pedagogical tool designed to bring more diverse voices into our conversations about Buddhism and wellbeing. It is a resource and conversation-starter for teaching and research projects related to Buddhism, religious and medical pluralism, and the intersections between religion and healthcare. Explore our projects below…


Global Buddhist Medicine

A global map of Buddhist medicine institutions, visualizing the role that Buddhist institutions play in contributing to health and wellness globally.

Project active 2022–present. Now accepting submissions!



Project Philadelphia

A multimedia ethnography and documentary film project exploring the role of Buddhist institutions, practices, and cultural orientations in the healthcare landscape of a diverse American city.

Project active 2015-2020. By Pierce Salguero, Lan A. Li, and research students.



Webinars & Symposia

Periodic scholarly events related to Buddhist medicine, with bibliographies and pedagogical resources.