We humans are gifted at finding fault. Buddhist teacher Tara Brach teaches us how we can connect to compassion instead.
Nisha R. Shah of Spirit Rock Meditation Center looks at how to support the development of the seasoned, knowledgeable practitioners that Buddhism needs. Our best guide is the three jewels.
Diversity is more than just representation. It’s about really meeting the needs of different communities. Pamela Ayo Yetunde suggests how Buddhism can address the mass incarceration of young black men and its terrible costs.
DaRa Williams, Devin Berry, Noliwe Alexander, and Rosetta Saunders share what they feels is the most helpful message Buddhism can offer in coming decades.
Jack Kornfield shares what he feels is the most helpful message Buddhism can offer in the coming decades.
Leaving a relationship may seem like an escape or failure, but Trudy Goodman says it can be the best choice for everyone.
Sebene Selassie, Rose Taylor Goldfield, and Guo Gu respond to the question “It seems that Buddhists are just as reactive and narcissistic as anyone else. What kinds of changes can we reasonably expect from Buddhist practice?”
Three Buddhist teachers answer the question “Are we supposed to stop or transcend thinking altogether, or to find another, more enlightened way to think?”
Sharon Salzberg, Judith Simmer-Brown, John Tarrant, and the Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche offer new perspectives on how to think about and engage with our emotional lives.
Diana Winston reflects on the intertwining of mindfulness and compassion, as practiced with an open heart.