Buddhist scholar Peter Harvey explores the facts, myths, and deeper truths of the Buddha’s life story.
We believe that growth can be endless, that consumption need have no limits, that meaning is found in things, that aggression brings peace. Margaret Wheatley asks: What happened to our ideals?
Each Friday, we share three topical longreads in our Weekend Reader newsletter. This week, LionsRoar.com’s Lilly Greenblatt explores the practice of eating.
On April 15, a fire consumed a three-storey renovated barn at Tsogyelgar Dharma Center, destroying the shrine room on the top floor.
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.
We are all one and the same. This is the experience of Zen. So teaches Shodo Harada Roshi in his book of original calligraphies.
Forced to overeat as a child, Sharon Suh finally learns for herself what is enough.
“The essence of our practice can be described as transforming suffering into happiness,” says Thich Nhat Hanh.
Won Buddhism teaches that we can develop a sense of gratitude for everything — good and bad — by studying the interconnected nature of life. This is the teaching of the Fourfold Grace.
Grace Schireson on the life, art, and poetics of the Zen nun Otagaki Rengetsu, a woman “humbled by life’s blows as well as its beauty.”