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ARTICLES

You Can Start Meditating Today

Craig and Devon Hase teach a simple five-minute mindfulness practice you can do right now.

Sleepy Mind, Monkey Mind?

Anita Feng, teacher for the Blue Heron Zen Community in Seattle, helps a practitioner navigate the path between drowsiness and daydreaming.

We Always Have Joy

The sun doesn’t stop shining just because there are clouds in the sky. Our buddhanature is always present and available, even in difficulty.

How to Practice Shamatha Meditation

Shamatha meditation is the foundation of Buddhist practice. Lama Rod Owens teaches us a version from the Vajrayana tradition.

Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche.

How to Do Mahamudra Meditation

Through Mahamudra meditation, says Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, we relax into the emptiness, clarity, and awareness of ever-present buddha wisdom.

On the Trail of Birth and Death

“How many times have I felt that I couldn’t bear the heartbreak,” says Barbara Gates. “But here I am still hiking strong.”

You Can Start Meditating Today

Craig and Devon Hase teach a simple five-minute mindfulness practice you can do right now.

Thich Nhat Hanh’s Love Letter to the Earth

The earth is you. You are the earth. When you realize there is no separation, says Thich Nhat Hanh, you fall completely in love with this beautiful planet.

I Vow Not to Burn Out

Mushim Patricia Ikeda says it’s not enough to help others. You have to take care of yourself too.

Sleepy Mind, Monkey Mind?

Anita Feng, teacher for the Blue Heron Zen Community in Seattle, helps a practitioner navigate the path between drowsiness and daydreaming.