If you don’t want your happiness to impede that of someone else, says Vanessa Zuisei Goddard, practice the four immeasurables.
Water and wave, being and nonbeing, beginning and ending—liberation from all duality, teaches Thich Nhat Hanh, is the key to enlightenment.
We’re often encouraged to bring meditation “off the cushion” and into our everyday lives—Sayadaw U Tejaniya shows us what that really looks like.
How do we make offerings to Buddha? First we find Buddha everywhere, says Kokyo Henkel — and then we offer everything.
Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche (1920–1996) on the differences between Mahamudra and Dzogchen—and the relationship between them.
To mark the fiftieth anniversary of Shunryu Suzuki Roshi‘s Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind, we present two teachings from the book, alongside testimonials from Buddhist teachers.
What do you cling to? Let it go, says Ajahn Jayasaro, and you’ll discover something profound.
At first glance, the Abhidharma, with all its lists and analysis, may not seem so inviting. But give it another look, says Steven D. Goodman — it explains the entire world.
It’s natural to assume that practice comes first, and realization after, but Dogen, the founder of Soto Zen in Japan, said otherwise. Shinshu Roberts explains. The title of Uji, translated as “Being–Time,” essentially contains the totality of the text. Unpacking the meaning of this hyphenated word opens a vast interconnecting vista of practice. The two […]
In the practice of shikantaza, or “just sitting,” says Josh Bartok, there’s a lot more going on than one might think.