Meditation: Touching In with the Present Moment

What's going on in your mind and body is worth exploring, especially when sitting down to meditate. Pema Chödrön offers some helpful questions to ask yourself. At the beginning of a meditation [...]

Illustration by Ray Fenwick.

What is the Eightfold Path?

Having established the reality, cause, and end of suffering, in the final noble truth the Buddha taught his [...]

Statue of Tara the liberator.

Who is Tara, the Liberator?

If you're Buddhist, or have friends who are, you may have heard of practices involving the deity Tara, but who [...]

Buddha statue.

Buddhism’s Big Lies

Karen Maezen Miller breaks down the three most common lies in Buddhist discourse. When you're as easily [...]

In Our Magazines

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Inside the July 2016 Lion’s Roar magazine

The July 2016 issue of Lion's Roar (formerly Shambhala Sun) is now available. This issue looks into how Buddhist practice can help you find wisdom in difficult emotions.


Inside the Summer 2016 Buddhadharma magazine

The Summer 2016 issue of Buddhadharma is now available. This issue explores issues of race, power and white privilege in American Buddhism.