Five Buddhist teachers share practices to clear away the poisons that cause suffering and obscure your natural enlightenment.
It goes a lot deeper than how many times a day you check your phone. According to Buddhist teacher Judy Lief, distraction is the very foundation of ego.
On the inbreath, says Judy Lief, take in what is bad, freeing others from it. On the outbreath, offer what is good.
Making friends with yourself is the ground, path, and fruition of Buddhist meditation, says Judy Lief. It starts by dropping your mask and looking at the real you with honesty and love.
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.
En la inhalación, dice Judy Lief, tome lo que es malo, liberando a otros de él. En la exhalación, ofrezca lo que es bueno.
As many participate in “Dry January” in the wake of party season, we look at the surprising diversity of Buddhist views.
Buddhist teacher Judy Lief explains the Buddha’s deep analysis of the roots of anxiety and shows how mindfulness can help us ease the suffering of an anxious mind.
Although enlightenment can seem like an unreachable goal, says Judy Lief, we’re actually having glimpses of awakening all the time.
Life is stressful. Although some people claim that contemporary life is especially stressful, I am skeptical whether that is so. Living beings have always had to struggle for food, for shelter, and for safety. They have always had the stress of finding a mate and reproducing. The world is no Garden of Eden.