Pema Chödrön teaches us Tonglen, “sending and taking,” an ancient Buddhist practice to awaken compassion.
Here’s a short primer on the four main schools of Tibetan Buddhism and some of their key practices.
Zen master Dogen wrote that someone working to benefit others should maintain three minds: magnanimous mind, parental mind, and joyful mind.
In Buddhism, a vow is like a compass, but there are many different kinds of vows that Buddhists can take.
Buddhist training falls into three categories: sila (discipline or ethical living, samadhi (concentration), and prajna (insight or wisdom).
The brahmaviharas are four prized emotions or mindstates that give us a framework to cultivate positive behaviors and minimize harmful ones.
The five powers are a set of qualities that work in a sequence to support awakening.
We recommend some great books by LGBTQ Buddhist teachers and practitioners.
You can’t breathe wrong. Generally, Buddhist meditation is not a yogic practice in which you’re supposed to breathe in a particular way.
Buddhist children’s literature offers parents a fun, gentle way to share dharma concepts and practices with their kids.