Heidi Köppl looks at how Vajrayana visualization practice, when applied correctly, helps us to acknowledge the emptiness of the present moment.
Each Friday, we share three topical longreads in our Weekend Reader newsletter. This week, our editor-in-chief, Melvin McLeod, shares why Buddhism is the ultimate self-help
Grief, fear and despair are part of the human condition. Each of these emotions is useful, says Miriam Greenspan, if we know how to listen to them.
Sumi Loundon Kim offers five doable mindfulness tips for busy parents.
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.
In Our Magazines
The March 2019 issue of Lion’s Roar magazine features Buddhist insights on how meditation works, and why it’s so transformative. Inside, you’ll find teachings from Gaylon Ferguson, Kate Lila Wheeler, and Norman Fischer; a look at the dharma of online dating; a remembrance of the late Buddhist teacher Roshi Bernie Glassman; and much more.
The Winter 2018 issue of Buddhadharma: The Practitioner's Quarterly is available now. Inside, Larry Yang takes an honest look at what it means to be a dharma teacher who hasn’t been, and doesn’t imagine ever being, enlightened, The Dalai Lama shares how we can work with anger and hatred, and Elizabeth Monson invites us to consider how the natural world might be a teacher. You’ll also find Ask the Teachers, book reviews, and more.