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Hello, It’s Halloween

What do you want to be for Halloween? Who do you want to be in life? Ira Sukrungruang on the costumes we wear.

First National Names Monument Honors Japanese Americans Incarcerated during WWII

“Irei” displays the first comprehensive listing of the names of approximately 125,000 persons of Japanese ancestry who were imprisoned during WWII.

How to Navigate Transitions in Times of Uncertainty

Monica Jordan reflects on her experience moving from Argentina to the United States and how it changed her perceptions of life’s transitions.

How 3 Buddhist Teachers Work with Difficult Emotions

Working with difficult emotions is a lifelong practice. Three Buddhist teachers open up about their own struggles.

Mind Our Democracy launches to help inspire civic engagement 

Mind Our Democracy, a new civic engagement organization is encouraging people to vote in the midterm elections. 

The Lion’s Roar Podcast: Mindfulness of Race with Ruth King

Ruth King, founder of the Mindful of Race Institute, talks about how to approach talking about race and how mindfulness can heal racial wounds.

Interested in a Mindfulness Degree or Certificate? Here’s What to Expect

The study of mindfulness as an academic field is growing rapidly. Naomi Matlow shares some of what’s out there.

Destruction and Rebuilding: Two Years in the Life of a Tibetan Monk

Dhondup T. Rekjong shares the story of Geshe Tenzin Tsepak, a Tibetan monk who witnessed the destruction of Tibetan culture in the early 1980s and played a part in its rebuilding and revival.

Churning waves.

Pema Chödrön’s Three Methods for Working with Chaos

Pema Chödrön describes three ways to use our problems as the path to awakening and joy.

Building Beloved Communities

Rehena Harilall shares her vision of building and repairing community with an open, kind, and compassionate heart.

What Miscarriage Taught Me about Love and Impermanence

Atia Sattar shares her account of the suffering of miscarriage and what it taught her about love, generosity, and impermanence. 

New website invites discussion of abuse allegations against 17th Karmapa

“Healing Our Sanghas” invites Tibetan Buddhist practitioners to share the impact on themselves and their communities of allegations of sexual assault and abuse against the 17th Karmapa. 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.