Five Buddhist teachers share practices to clear away the poisons that cause suffering and obscure your natural enlightenment.
Willa Blythe Baker explores the idea of “entanglement,” coming to the conclusion that the opposite of attachment isn’t detachment — it’s intimacy.
Psychologist and mindfulness meditator Maria Konnikova talks about what she learned about life, luck, and paying attention on her journey from complete novice to poker professional.
“It’s very easy to get annoyed,” says Syvlia Boorstein. “Particularly with our loved ones.”
Three teachers answer the question: “How can I know whether or not I should believe the thought I wish I weren’t married to my spouse?”
Karen Maezen Miller on trying to curb the budding consumerism of her children and their attachment to things.
Jack Kornfield said it really well in a recent tweet: “Everything that has a beginning has an ending. Make your peace with that and all will be well.”
Our deepest and most beautiful wish is to become a better person. Just follow the wanting itself, says Zen teacher John Tarrant. That is the gate.
We’re pleased to present another one of Leanora McLellan’s Zen stories, “Time to Die.”
Here’s the latest from The Under 35 Project by Joshua Shin, about overcoming our initial attachment to the practice itself.