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.
Pema Chödrön teaches us Tonglen, “sending and taking,” an ancient Buddhist practice to awaken compassion.
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.
Joanna Hardy teaches us the famed Buddhist practice of metta – offering love to ourselves and others.