He was more than just the “civil rights leader” he is remembered as today. Martin Luther King, Jr., was one of America’s greatest moral philosophers.
Pema Chödrön teaches us Tonglen, “sending and taking,” an ancient Buddhist practice to awaken compassion.
When we practice mindfulness in our daily lives, says Thich Nhat Hanh, we open to the wonders of life and allow the world to heal and nourish us.
The gold of your true nature can get buried beneath fear and confusion, but it can never be tarnished. Tara Brach on how to trust your basic goodness.
Rashid Hughes explores the importance of listening to loneliness and leaning into social intimacy when engaging in contemplative practice.
Thich Nhat Hanh says that mindfulness shows us the suffering of life and connects us with compassion.
Relaxing the mind is a big goal of Buddhist practice, but to do that you need to relax your body as well. Sister Chan Khong teaches us a three-step practice to access a deep restfulness that rivals sleep.
It’s when we lose the illusion of control—a “bardo” state where we are most vulnerable and exposed—that we can discover the creative potential of our lives.
Thupten Jinpa teaches us two great practices to start and end every day.
Karen Maezen Miller gives her New Years well wishes.