Zen teacher Jules Shuzen Harris teaches us a three-step practice to connect with and serve those who are suffering.
When we sit in meditation, we awaken to oneness. Then we take compassionate action. That’s what drives Andy Hoover’s work at the ACLU.
Avid mountaineer and former war reporter Dahr Jamail chronicles the world’s environmental crisis for his new book, “The End of Ice.”
As a Buddhist activist, I am constantly looking for ways to meet my contemplative practice with social engagement.
Narayan Helen Liebenson reports on the Zen Peacemakers’ 20th annual Bearing Witness Retreat at Auschwitz-Birkenau.
The Zen Peacemaker Order traveled to Rwanda for a bearing witness retreat. Participant Russell Delman recounts his moving retreat experience.
The next book Zen teacher and social activist Peter Matthiessen draws from his experiences meditating and Bearing Witness at Auschwitz.
Bernie Glassman on the three pure precepts—cease from evil, do good, and do good for others—and why they all come down to a single point.
Every year since 1994, Bernie Glassman and the Zen Peacemakers have traveled to Auschwitz-Birkenau for a Bearing Witness Retreat.
“You are not objects out there, you are not feelings, you are not thoughts-lessly aware of all those, so you are not those. Who or what are you?”