The 4 Noble Truths of Emotional Suffering

The Buddha laid out a four-step path to freedom from difficult emotions. The secret, says Anyen Rinpoche, is understanding why our emotions cause us so much suffering. Once we know that, the path to [...]

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 [...]

Buddha statue.

Buddhism’s Big Lies

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


Practice in Play

Four sports enthusiasts put their practice into play: Jaimal Yogis surfs, Liz Martin golfs, Laura Munson rides [...]

Illustration by André Slob.

Stuck at the Airport?

What better place to work with your mind? Here is a practice I have been working with for more than a [...]

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.