Welcome! This website is a venue to bring more diverse voices into the contemporary conversation 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…


This collaborative project focuses on pedagogical resources related to global Buddhist responses to the coronavirus pandemic.

Launched 2020, currently active


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. (See trailer.)

By C. Pierce Salguero & Lan A. Li

Active 2015-20