Krista Tippett shares what she feels is the most helpful message Buddhism can offer in the coming decades.
In this week’s Weekend Reader newlestter, LionsRoar.com’s Lilly Greenblatt looks at the importance of resting body and mind.
Shamatha meditation is the foundation of Buddhist practice. Lama Rod Owens teaches us a version from the Vajrayana tradition.
Love & Relationships
Sylvia Boorstein shows us how, with practice, we can glimpse new ways of relating to loved ones, even when we’re stuck.
Leaving a relationship may seem like an escape or failure, but Trudy Goodman says it can be the best choice for everyone.
Practice in Everyday Life
Practice along with Buddhist teacher Kate Lila Wheeler on her journey to becoming “a tender, flawed, slightly braver human being.”
In our Weekend Reader newsletter, LionsRoar.com’s Sam Littlefair looks at how our phones can be both an object of distraction and an object of meditation.
Wellness & Psychology
Floating in a sensory deprivation tank can be a profound meditative experience, says Ryan N. Fitzpatrick. He explains why Buddhists might find this plunge into darkness illuminating.
It can be hard to do things you know are good for you. In this 2001 instruction from the Lion’s Roar archive, Cyndi Lee offers advice and a sequence of yoga poses for pushing through your own resistance.
Wisdom for Difficult Times
Wounded by her work with abused children, pediatrician and Zen teacher Jan Chozen Bays found healing in a special ceremony invoking Jizo Bodhisattva.
Sister Chan Khong remembers the suffering of the years of war in Vietnam and what they taught her about human nature.