Valerie Mason-John shares a meditation for cultivating a positive relationship with yourself, and, by extension, the world.
We recommend some great books by LGBTQ Buddhist teachers and practitioners.
Chinese legend has it that if a carp swims up a waterfall, it transforms into a dragon. Be like that carp, says Koshin Paley Ellison. Throw your whole self into waking up.
Karen Maezen Miller gives us tools to engage with our fellow Facebookers in ways that benefit us all.
Claude Anshin Thomas writes of his experiences as a Vietnam War veteran, and his discovery of Buddhism through the teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh.
In our Weekend Reader newsletter, Rod Meade Sperry explores Buddhist wisdom for ditching negative habits.
Why feel bad about yourself when you are naturally aware, loving, and wise? Mingyur Rinpoche explains how to see past the temporary stuff and discover your own buddhanature.
On the 25th anniversary of “Friends,” Lama Surya Das recalls the honest, kind, and thoughtful Phoebe.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama takes an in-depth look at how we can work with anger and hatred in our practice.
Sumi Loundon Kim weighs in on seeing and communicating clearly in love and marriage.