Buddhism has changed as it has spread from country to country. What do you think is the main characteristic of American Buddhism?
Richard Gere, Karenna Gore, Robert Thurman, Sharon Salzberg, and Deepak Chopra headline this month’s Dalai Lama Global Vision Summit, a historic celebration of one of the great spiritual figures of our time.
Sometimes when I teach I feel like I’m pretending to be someone I’m not because I see where I fail to live up to these precious teachings. I begin to doubt.
Whether you keep your eyes open or closed during meditation depends on your approach.
A roundtable discussion with Gil Fronsdal, Michael Liebenson Grady and Marcia Rose. Introduction by Thanissaro Bhikkhu
In Buddhism, hungry ghosts, or pretas, are beings who are tormented by desire that can never be sated.
Toni Bernhard and Pema Khandro Rinpoche discuss health problems and how Buddhism helps them face chronic illness. Buddhist teachers Toni Bernhard and Pema Khandro Rinpoche have both known chronic illness first hand. In this conversation—especially relevant in the coronavirus era—they talk personally about relating to health and sickness through the Buddhist lens, and Bernhard describes […]
Mindfulness teacher Dr. Valerie (Vimalasara) Mason-John unpacks the parable of the “second arrow” and what the parable says about the additional suffering we cause ourselves. Life has a way of throwing us a curveball when we least expect it, and when we think we can’t withstand anymore, something else happens. Author and mindfulness teacher Dr. […]
Renowned author, bell hooks, imparts some relationship advice to listeners and Zen Buddhist Dr. Polly Young-Eisendrath shares how to evade the snares of idealization and delusion in romance. Author and activist bell hooks shares a simple formula for healthy romantic relationships, starting with the myth that love is a feeling – a noun. In fact she […]
The Fall 2020 issue of Buddhadharma features in-depth teachings for cultivating your Buddhist practice and manifesting those teachings in everyday life.