Mindfulness, Love, and Relationship: Polly Young-Eisendrath on “The Training of Love”

Polly Young-Eisendrath on the training of love: "The potential for love is present, but the requirements are actually quite demanding."

Loving-Kindness is the Best Medicine

The mind that is calm, joyful, and deeply loving, says Tulku Thondup Rinpoche, is the foundation of true health and healing.

Love’s Garden

Peggy Rowe and Larry Ward reflect on the practice of metta, loving-kindness, reflected in the Buddhist imagery of the lotus flower.

The Only Choice is Kindness

“Life is so difficult, how can we be anything but kind”—it was these words that inspired Sylvia Boorstein to follow the Buddhist path.

Good Medicine For This World

Buddhist teacher Pema Chödrön and novelist Alice Walker on how tonglen meditation practice opens our heart, expands our vision, and plants the seeds of love in our lives.

Sharon Salzberg and Alice Walker: The Power of Loving-Kindness

The thing about love that I've discovered in my life is that one love leads to another. It just gets bigger and bigger. You can let it start anywhere; it can be really tiny.