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Finding Myself in the Garden

Valerie Brown returns to gardening to recover her broken spirit, and discovers what really grows in a garden is love.

From Blame to Love

We humans are gifted at finding fault. Buddhist teacher Tara Brach teaches us how we can connect to compassion instead.

Watch videos from Harvard’s 2021 Buddhism and Race Speaker Series

Harvard University’s Buddhism and Race Conference present the Radical Re-Orientation Speaker Series.

The Lady in the Tent

Psychologist David J. Keuler is used to helping people, but this was different. Could he really practice limitless compassion?

The Lion’s Roar Podcast: Silent Illumination with Guo Gu

Buddhadharma editor Koun Franz in conversation with Chan teacher and author Guo Gu.

Her Story

Tracy Franz reviews “The Complete Illustrated Guide to Zen,” “A Quiet Mind,” “River of Offerings,” and more.

The Dharma of Dinosaurs (and Other Cool Stuff)

From paleontology to astrophysics, four scientists talk to Andrea Miller about their search for truth — scientific and spiritual.

Learn about the National Buddhist Memorial Ceremony livestream on May 4

Buddhist communities and teachers from around the US are gathering together on May 4th for a livestreamed ceremony to remember Asian American ancestors.

The Lion’s Roar Podcast: Mindfulness, Work, and Deepening Your Practice with Beth Wallace

This episode of The Lion’s Roar Podcast features our own Beth Wallace, a certified mindfulness teacher and longtime practitioner of the dharma.

Does a Dog Have Buddhanature?

Koun Franz ponders the famous koan and the Zen master’s enigmatic answer (it’s not woof).

Commentary: It’s Time to Defund the Causes of Suffering

Following the police killing of Daunte Wright in Minnesota, Constance Kassor examines how calls to defund the police can be linked to the Buddhist call to eradicate causes of suffering.