It may seem like an unattainable ideal, but you can start right now as a bodhisattva-in-training. All you need is the aspiration to put others first.
The practice of love, says bell hooks, is the most powerful antidote to the politics of domination.
“Isn’t that the kind of teaching we need these days, that difficult circumstances can be the path to liberation. That’s news you can use.”
A 1995 conversation between digital activist and lyricist John Perry Barlow — who died on February 7, 2018 — and social theorist bell hooks.
Sharon Salzberg and bell hooks sit down with Lion’s Roar’s Melvin McLeod for a discussion on the power of love.
bell hooks meets with Thich Nhat Hanh to ask: how do we build a community of love?
bell hooks talks to Pema Chödrön about how to open your heart to life’s most difficult challenges.
Photo (c) Alexander Podshivalov / dreamstime.com. In our May 2016 magazine, 10 figures familiar to movie buffs and Buddhist alike — including Krista Tippett, Jeff Bridges, Peter Coyote, Naima Mora, and more — nominated their favorite Buddhist-themed films, from Groundhog Day to Kung Fu Panda. Here, renowned feminist theorist, author, and cultural critic bell hooks […]
bell hooks argues that our erotic lives are enhanced when men and women can celebrate the penis in ways that don’t uphold macho stereotypes.
Increasingly, patriarchy is offered as the solution to the crisis black men face. Black women face a culture where everyone wants us to stay in our place.