The Wheel of Dharma is the print pub­li­ca­tion of the BCA. This monthly pub­li­ca­tion fea­tures sto­ries about Jodo Shin­shu Bud­dhism, occa­sional arti­cles on gen­eral Bud­dhism, and church/temple news. This pub­li­ca­tion also includes a Japan­ese sec­tion called the “Horin.” Eng­lish Edi­tor: Alan Kita Japan­ese Edi­tor: Rev. Ryuta Furumoto Pro­duc­tion Edi­tor: Jef­frey Kimoto

  • Submission Guidelines and Due Dates

    First-person articles should be around 500 words, typed, double-spaced in Microsoft Word. The editors may ask for longer articles, or split in multiple parts at the editors’ discretion. All other articles should be in news release form at maximum of 500 words.

    Documents should be sent as an email attachment to WODeditor@bcahq.org. Images, preferably in color, must be submitted as 300 dpi JPEG or TIFF in separate attachments and never embedded in a Word document. PDF is not preferred. The editors reserve the right to crop images and to edit articles. Articles and news releases are reviewed for publication on the 10th of every month.

    Sub­mis­sion dead­line: 10th of each month. Sub­mis­sions may or may not be pub­lished in the Wheel of Dharma as it is at the dis­cre­tion of the editor.

  • Wheel of Dharma Policies

    HARDCOPY PUBLICATION LICENSE:

    Authors who sub­mit arti­cles for pub­li­ca­tion in the Wheel of Dharma (“WOD”) thereby grant WOD a royalty-free non-exclusive paid up license, world­wide, in per­pe­tu­ity and in all media (the “License”) to use, edit and repub­lish the article(s) and to grant sub-licenses to any 3rd party to do so on the same terms. WOD grants 3rd par­ties an iden­ti­cal License to repub­lish its arti­cles so long as the article(s) is repub­lished in its entirety, with­out edit, pro­vid­ing credit to the WOD and the Bud­dhist Churches of America.

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    Authors who sub­mit arti­cles for pub­li­ca­tion in the Wheel of Dharma online (“WOD”) thereby grant WOD a royalty-free non-exclusive paid up license, world­wide, in per­pe­tu­ity and in all media (the “License”) to use, edit and repub­lish the article(s) and to grant sub-licenses to any 3rd party to do so on the same terms. WOD grants 3rd par­ties an iden­ti­cal License to repub­lish only the first three para­graphs of any arti­cle, with­out edit, pro­vid­ing credit to the WOD and the Bud­dhist Churches of Amer­ica includ­ing a hyper­link to the arti­cle in the WOD.

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