Can animals meditation? Steve Silberman discusses the possibility, using sutra and science alike.
Steve Silberman shares an anecdote about a Tibetan death ceremony.
Steve Silberman reflects on a picture from the Iran elections of a protester helping a wounded riot policeman out of the crowd to safety:
On Saturday, April 27, the Dalai Lama gave a talk on “Peace Through Compassion” at the Greek Theater, in Berkeley, California.
Steve Silberman speaks out against California’s Proposition 8.
Review of A Blue Hand: The Beats in India by Deborah Baker.
“Life is so difficult, how can we be anything but kind”—it was these words that inspired Sylvia Boorstein to follow the Buddhist path.
Review of “Train Your Mind, Change Your Brain” by Sharon Begle.
The Visionary State: A Journey Through California’s Spiritual Landscape by Erik Davis and Michael Rauner Chronicle Books, 2006; 272 pp.; $40 (cloth) As a 55-year-old priest visiting from Japan, Shunryu Suzuki Roshi was inspired to stay and teach in the United States by an eagerness in his California students that he called shoshin, or “beginner’s […]