Pema Chödrön shares why the simple practice of taking a break from our usual thoughts is the most important thing we can do with our lives.
On the occasion of Pema Chödrön’s birthday, Lion’s Roar’s deputy editor Andrea Miller shares the important lessons Pema has taught her.
Francesca Fremantle, from her book Luminous Emptiness, discusses the wheel of life and how the Buddha decontructed it.
When the Buddha attained enlightenment, he touched the earth. If he touched it now, it would cry out in pain.
It’s less than we think. It’s far more than we know. It’s who we are but it’s not. Contemplate the deeper reality of the body.
You’re going to make one anyway, says Anita Feng. So why not go big? You might end up with something more beautiful than perfection.
Vipassana teacher Konda Mason answers the question: “Is it OK if I find other ways to be meditative besides sitting on a cushion following my breath?”
To understand how to practice mindfulness in daily life, says Gaylon Ferguson, we have to look at all eight steps of the Buddha’s noble eightfold path.
Josh Korda on what his irritating meditation partner taught him about being with aversion and overcoming anger.
“Buddha” means “one who is awake.” The Buddha who lived 2,600 years ago was not a god. He was an ordinary person, named Siddhartha Gautama.