If you don’t want your happiness to impede that of someone else, says Vanessa Zuisei Goddard, practice the four immeasurables.
Ken Kessel on how we, as Buddhist practitioners, should pay attention — even to the things we’re not paying attention to.
Sarah Jacoby examines how even though mothering has been held up in Buddhist teachings as a model of compassion, actual mothering has never gotten much respect.
In “China Root,” David Hinton invites the reader to reexamine Zen through its roots in Taoist teachings. Here, he takes a Taoist lens to the idea of “Buddha” itself.
Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi unpacks the Buddha’s original mindfulness manual.
For the fiftieth anniversary of Francis Story’s death, Randy Rosenthal looks back at the life and work of the lesser-known Buddhist thinker
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.
Five Buddhist teachers share practices to clear away the poisons that cause suffering and obscure your natural enlightenment.
Enjoy this introduction to the teachings and meditations of Tsoknyi Rinpoche.
An excerpt from “Science and Philosophy in the Indian Buddhist Classics, Volume 2: The Mind” on Buddhist understandings of consciousness.