Barbara Gates

Barbara Gates

Barbara Gates is the author of Already Home: A Topography of Spirit and Place and a founding editor of the Buddhist journal Inquiring Mind (1984–2015).

Recent Articles

May You Be Safe

As Barbara Gates struggles to protect her adventurous dog Tony from danger, she contemplates the deep aspiration at the heart of loving-kindness practice.

On the Trail of Birth and Death

“How many times have I felt that I couldn’t bear the heartbreak,” says Barbara Gates. “But here I am still hiking strong.”