Each Friday, we share three topical longreads in our Weekend Reader newsletter. This week, guest editor Cyndi Lee explores what it means to take refuge.
Kate Lila Wheeler answers one of the most frequently asked questions about challenges on the spiritual path: Will meditation ever become enjoyable?
Buddhist teacher Susan Piver shares her advice for entering the online dating world.
Lindsay Kyte explores the dharma of dating as she follows a friend navigating the wacky world of online dating, and shares helpful guidance from two Buddhist relationship experts.
We take a closer look at the art featured in the Spring 2019 issue of Buddhadharma: The Practitioner’s Quarterly.
Sharon Salzberg explains how to practice basic breath meditation.
The eight worldly concerns classify the attachments and aversions that yoke us to samsara—the four hopes and four fears, which we cycle through endlessly.
Making friends with yourself is the ground, path, and fruition of Buddhist meditation, says Judy Lief. It starts by dropping your mask and looking at the real you with honesty and love.
If you’re looking for good reads to begin or deepen your relationship to Buddhist meditation, you can’t go wrong with these nine essential picks.
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.