Lama Tsultrim Allione teaches you an innovative technique, based on the Tibetan Buddhist principles of “Chöd,” to turn your inner demons into friends.
Shenpa is the urge, the hook, that triggers our habitual tendency to close down. We get hooked in that moment of tightening when we reach for relief. To get unhooked we begin by recognizing that moment of unease and learn to relax in that moment.
Claire B. Willis and Marnie Crawford Samuelson share how when you allow and accept all of life’s experiences, you can fully open to the life that’s yours to live.
Perhaps these days of less sunlight are opportunities for more contemplative time, more looking deeply to see what can only be seen in the dark.
The dharma can help people wake up to the truth of their substance abuse and find a way to get—and stay—sober. We present four true stories of recovery.
Zen teacher Karen Maezen Miller on enjoying the holiday you’re having, not the one you were hoping for.
Atia Sattar shares her account of the suffering of miscarriage and what it taught her about love, generosity, and impermanence.
Sharon Salzberg and Rev. angel Kyodo williams discuss how we can bring spirituality and politics together to build a more just and compassionate society.
Roshi Joan Halifax reflects on the idea of “wise hope” and why we should open ourselves to it.
Working with difficult emotions is a lifelong practice. Three Buddhist teachers open up about their own struggles.