What is Monkey Mind?

We all recognize monkey mind—that wild mind going in more than one direction at a time, swinging from one [...]

Looking into Laziness

Rather than feeling discouraged by laziness, we could get to know laziness profoundly. This very moment of [...]

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Is Buddhism a Religion?

Amitabha (Amida), contained within a closed shrine. Photo courtesy of Free Sackler. Is it a religion, [...]

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Running Into Meditation

Meditating and running go hand in hand, says Sakyong Mipham. Exercise can be a support for meditation, and [...]

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How to do Walking Meditation

Arinna Weisman and Jean Smith, authors of The Beginner's Guide to Insight Meditation, shed light on a common [...]

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Inside the September 2016 Lion’s Roar magazine

The September 2016 issue of Lion's Roar 20+ teachers on the Buddhist view of mindfulness — what it is, how to do it, and how it benefits Buddhist practice.

Inside the Fall 2016 Buddhadharma magazine

Look inside the Fall 2016 issue of Buddhadharma, with features on the bodhisattva vow, the late Zenkei Blanche Hartman, rimay, and more.

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