Zen Buddhist priest Tenku Ruff She reflects on her experience getting the COVID-19 vaccine — both the joy and grief.
The simple act of stopping, says Pema Chödrön, is the best way to cultivate our good qualities. Here are five ways meditation makes us better people.
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 […]
When a car drove over her foot, Carla Beharry felt like her anger would never end. She soon learned that the only way out of suffering is through it.
As a dharma teacher, says Zenju Earthlyn Manuel, she’s told she shouldn’t feel or express rage, but she disagrees.
To change the world, says Jan Willis, we need hope. And hope grows from nonviolent actions, no matter how small.
Norman Fischer on the joy in realizing that we and our world are as passing as falling snowflakes.
I’m confused about all the different terms for meditation, like shamatha, vipassana, zazen, mindfulness, calm abiding, insight, just sitting. What’s what?
Peace will only become a reality when world leaders come to negotiations with the ability to hear the suffering at the root of all conflicts.
Thupten Jinpa teaches us two great practices to start and end every day.