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Develop a Mind Like Sky

Meditation comes alive through a growing capacity to release our habitual conflicts and worries that make up our sense of self, and to rest in awareness.

Should I Try to Stop Thinking?

Good luck with that. What you can do, says Jules Shuzen Harris, is change your relationship with your thoughts.

5 Ways to Get into the Meditation Habit

There’s nothing like the benefit of a regular meditation practice, and there’s no better time to do it than now. Zen Buddhist A. Jesse Jiryu Davis on five ways you can make meditation a helpful part of your daily routine.

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.

“I Take Refuge in Amida Buddha”

The Pure Land is right here, right now, says Sensei Alex Kakuyo. Chanting the nembutsu can help you see that.

Medicine for Fear: new online course launches May 31; Pre-enroll and save 30%

Join “Medicine for Fear,” our new online, self-paced course launching May 31.

As It Is Now: Too Many Guns and Too Much Bypass

Following the May 14 mass shooting that killed 10 people and injured three in a racist attack at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, Zenzele Isoke calls on practitioners to challenge gun culture.

The Spiritual Leadership of Malcolm X

For Malcolm X Day, four Buddhist practitioners and teachers offer their commentary on Malcolm X’s spiritual journey.

How Equanimity Powers Love

True equanimity, says Kaira Jewel Lingo, is not in any way detached or uncaring—it’s inclusive, and loving, and the foundation for spiritual courage.

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How to Feed Your Demons

Lama Tsutrim Allione teaches you an innovative technique, based on the Tibetan Buddhist principles of “Chöd,” to turn your inner demons into friends.

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Spring Prayer

Shozan Jack Haubner presents a prayer for the chaotic awakening of nature that is spring.

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