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Toward a Revolution of Love

In this important essay, the late bell hooks inspires us to make her vision of a culture of love come true.

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How to Practice Contemplative Photography

Contemplative photography is about more than taking pictures, says Andy Karr. It’s about fully connecting with the visual richness of our lives.

Register now for our free “Wisdom of Pema Chödrön” Summit, April 7-11

Registration is now open for the Wisdom of Pema Chödrön summit, featuring remarkable Buddhist teachers and heart friends inspired by Pema Chödrön.

How To Organize A Meditative Music Night

Who says you always have to sit in silence? Ryan Winger explains how you can bring the mind of meditation to the music you love — with friends.

The Spirit of Plum Village

“The next Buddha may be a sangha,” Thich Nhat Hanh famously said, and the practice of community was always central to his life and teachings. Dharma teacher Mitchell Ratner experienced the wonders, lessons, and challenges of living the mindful life at Plum Village.

Hurricane Mind

As an ecosystem ecologist, Janine Bloomfield studied the damage a hurricane wreaked on a rainforest. Now, during the pandemic, she examines the storms of her own mind.

The Lion’s Roar Podcast: Death and What Really Matters with Shoshana Ungerlieder

On this episode of the Lion’s Roar Podcast, Dr. Shoshana Ungerlieder talks about the taboo of death and dying among medical professionals.

US president Joe Biden, White House extend warm wishes to Buddhists with second annual Vesak celebration

On Monday, a second annual Vesak celebration was held at the White House honoring the birth, enlightenment, and death of the Buddha.

Awakening Through Audre Lorde

Four Buddhists explore how the life and work of the Black, feminist, lesbian poet Audre Lorde serves as a gateway to the dharma

Reimagining School Through a Buddhist Lens

Susan Yao explores how Buddhist principles could help us reimagine the American school system.

I Never Gave Up on Dharma: Ngakpa Kalzang’s Journey from Tibet

Dhondup T. Rekjong tells the story of Ngakpa Kalzang, an exile of Tibet and experienced tantric Buddhist practitioner working as a landscaper on Canada’s Vancouver Island.

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Three Practices That Healed My Heart After A Traumatic Injury

When a car drove over her foot, Carla Beharry felt like her anger would never end. She soon learned that the only way out of suffering is through it. uses cookies to provide necessary website functionality, improve your experience and analyze our traffic. By using our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our cookies usage.