There is no greater gift than to be grateful for our lives, says the late Zen teacher Blanche Hartman, and gratitude leads naturally to generosity, because we want to share this gift with others.
The teachers are asked how a meditator deals with episodes of depression.
Blanche Hartman explains one of the Buddha’s most significant teachings—impermanence—and discusses how it can bring great happiness.
Zenkei Blanche Hartman reflects on “The Great Matter” that has driven and sustained her.
The teachers are asked whether nonviolence necessarily means a passive or non-reactive approach.
The teachers are asked “How do I know if I’m having a moment of realization or if I’m just deluding myself (still in ego)?”
The teachers are asked if it is every okay to distance yourself from manipulative and harmful people.
Zen teacher Blanche Hartman, Tibetan teacher Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche, and Insight teacher Narayan Helen Liebenson answer the question, “Do Buddhas think?”
The teachers are asked about practicing without a guru, following the death of a teacher.
Three teachers answer the question “how do I introduce Buddhism to my children without forcing it on them?”