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ARTICLES

The Joy of Self-Caring

We’ve been sold on the idea that self-care means chocolates and bubble baths, but Cyndi Lee says real self-caring is a practice, not a treat.

Nothing to Fix, Nowhere to Go

What reveals itself when you do nothing at all? Vanessa Zuisei Goddard on the practice of “just sitting.”

Attendees at Spirit Rock's 2018 BIPOC retreat.

Free “Love and Kindness” Retreat for BIPOC Practitioners Announced

From October 27-31, Spirit Rock Meditation Center is offering a free on-line meditation retreat for

Resilience: Self-Care for Tough Times

Shauna Shapiro explains how to face difficult emotions, re-center, and find calm.

How Meditation Saved My Mind

Sometimes we’re committed to our meditation practice and sometimes we drift away. No matter what, Matthew Kohut believes we can always find our way home to the cushion.

The Buddha’s Four Foundations of Mindfulness

Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi unpacks the Buddha’s original mindfulness manual.

Pagoda in the mist.

Koans for Troubled Times

How do we as Buddhists meet the challenges of our time? Joan Sutherland says an answer lies in the teachings of two great Chan masters.

Healing America’s Racial Karma

More than 150 years after the end of slavery, America’s tragic racial karma rolls on.

Magic & Loss: Celebrating Lou Reed

Reed’s death being a hoax was a hoax itself; Reed, who had had an emergency liver transplant in May, had indeed passed. He was 71.

Halloween Hatha

From “The Pentacle” to Corpse Pose, yoga teacher Cyndi Lee invites you to open up and watch the movie of your mind.

Waking Up in Dark Times

In order to shed light on the realities of climate change, says Ajahn Sucitto, first we should get more comfortable with the darkness.

The Joy of Self-Caring

We’ve been sold on the idea that self-care means chocolates and bubble baths, but Cyndi Lee says real self-caring is a practice, not a treat.