For the fiftieth anniversary of Francis Story’s death, Randy Rosenthal looks back at the life and work of the lesser-known Buddhist thinker
More than 150 years after the end of slavery, America’s tragic racial karma rolls on. If we understand how karma really works, says Buddhist teacher Larry Ward, we can stop it. It started before I was born. It began before you were born, too, this turning wheel of racialized consciousness. Its tracks are evident across […]
It’s one of Buddhism’s most famous texts and, to be honest, it can be confounding: the Heart Sutra seeks to cut our usual dualistic thinking at the root.
In this exclusive excerpt from his book, The Heart of the Universe, Mu Soeng sheds light on the Buddhist view of the self.
Five Buddhist teachers share practices to clear away the poisons that cause suffering and obscure your natural enlightenment.
Sandy Boucher on the dharma of friendship, grief, and macaroni.
Koun Franz ponders the famous koan and the Zen master’s enigmatic answer (it’s not woof).
In this teaching, Thubten Chodron comments on a prayer to the buddha Tara to protect us from the eight dangers.
Diana Winston teaches a step-by-step meditation to practice in times of tragedy.
Walking meditation, says Sayadaw U Silananda, reflects the Buddha’s injunction to practice mindfulness while in all the four postures, and in all the activities of our lives.