The sun doesn’t stop shining just because there are clouds in the sky. Our buddhanature is always present and available, even in difficulty.
When we stop feeding our cravings, says Thich Nhat Hanh, we discover that we already have everything we need to be happy.
If we feel like our practice is here, and the world is over there, says Karen Maezen Miller, then we’re missing the point of practice.
How does meditation work? Phakchok Rinpoche and Erric Solomon say it gives your distracted mind a job. With practice, you can learn to be present with whatever arises.
When we bring our attention to how we cook, we connect with ourselves and the world. These Buddhist cookbooks will help you do just that.
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The January 2020 issue of Lion’s Roar magazine features simple and powerful meditations to relax into your true nature. Inside, you’ll find his teachings from Diana Winston, Mingyur Rinpoche, Vanessa Zuisei Goddard, and Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche. You’ll also find profiles of 10 Buddhist women you should know; Sylvia Boorstein on how to practice wise intention; an interview Buddhist teacher Konda Mason about The Gathering II; Buddhist book reviews; and much more.
The Spring 2020 issue of Buddhadharma: The Practitioner’s Quarterly features in-depth teachings for cultivating your Buddhist practice and manifesting those teachings meaningfully in everyday life. Inside, you’ll find thoughtful commentaries, reviews of the latest Buddhist books, Ask the Teachers, and more.
According to Zen priest and climate scientist Kritee, part of our work in addressing climate change is to understand systems — how they work, how we’re complicit in them, and how we can change them to work for the good.
A good society is built one citizen at a time. Here are some Buddhist-inspired ways to be a good citizen in these troubled political times.
Throughout her life, GaBrilla Ballard has often vacillated between the extremes of grasping and pushing away. In a seemingly mundane moment, she finds the beauty of the center.
Meditation wasn’t designed to heal psychological wounds, explains Debra Flics. She cautions not to see it as a replacement for psychotherapy.