When your mind is prey to what the Buddha called “unwholesome states” like fear and despair and you feel like you’re losing heart, Sylvia Boorstein says, it’s time to cut yourself some slack.
If you don’t want your happiness to impede that of someone else, says Vanessa Zuisei Goddard, practice the four immeasurables.
When the going gets tough, the tough get mindful. Hersch Wilson offers valuable tips for any stressful situation when you need to be calm, cool, and effective.
How do we hold the realities of racism in our hearts, asks Doshin Mako Voelkel. And how do we hold the parts of ourselves that might want to look away?
Claire B. Willis and Marnie Crawford Samuelson share how when you allow and accept all of life’s experiences, you can fully open to the life that’s yours to live.
In Our Magazines
The September 2020 issue of Lion’s Roar magazine features Buddhist wisdom and meditations on the healing power of your heart. Inside, you’ll also find a profile of artist and activist Mayumi Oda; six meditations for growing love and compassion; Buddhist wisdom for a better world from leading dharma teachers; Buddhist book reviews; and more.
The Fall 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.
“Just as pipes in your house get backed up, creating a flooded kitchen, the pipes of your body are subject to blockage, and need to be kept clean and open.”
In the direct, insightful style for which he is known, Bhante Henepola Gunaratana teaches the meditation technique known as Vipassana and explains why only meditation addresses the human condition.