A teaching by Thich Nhat Hanh on allowing ourselves to rest like a stone thrown into a river. On the bottom of the river, it allows the water to pass by.
On a backpacking trip through Nepal and Ladakh, Ryan Fitzpatrick encountered his fair share of expectations, attachments, and obstacles. Though none of us are travelling right now, here he shares what we can learn when we do.
Jules Shuzen Harris asks: in the infinity of suchness, how do you achieve spiritual progress?
Elissa Altman shares the story of “Grandma’s Ghost,” a 30-year-old Japanese umeboshi plum, and the healing it brought in this difficult time.
Over 100 Buddhists teachers and leaders have signed an open letter to the Buddhist community across the United States encouraging them to join in a nationwide effort to register to vote.
In Our Magazines
The May 2020 issue of Lion’s Roar magazine features wisdom and meditations from leading dharma teachers on freeing yourself from the patterns that hold you back. Inside, you’ll also find a remembrance of the late spiritual icon Ram Dass; Gesshin Claire Greenwood on how to practice homestyle oryoki; an interview with renowned Buddhist thinker and environmental activist Joanna Macy; 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.
If you find all the bad news overwhelming, Buddhist teacher Judy Lief has some meditations to help you relieve your anxiety.
Vanessa Zuisei Goddard shares how taking refuge in the three treasures of buddha, dharma, and sangha allows us to practice not in spite of trying circumstances, but with them.