Master Sheng-yen is abbot of the Nung Ch’an monastery in Taiwan. This interview was conducted during a ten-day silent illumination retreat he led.
Ajahn Thanasanti explains why practicing celibacy is one of the best ways to experience and understand our sexuality.
Teachings and poems by the late Nyogen Senzaki. From Like A Dream, Like a Fantasy: The Zen Writings and Translations of Nyogen Senzaki.
Pamela White completes eight cycles of the intense purification process known as nyoungne, and finds it a joyous experience.
The Buddhist schools are rich and varied in their perspectives, but these many points of view all advance the Buddhist concept of the middle view.
“Let’s cultivate clear seeing, rather than holding a hierarchy of images in which ordinary life, people and relationships are held as mundane and second-best.”
Doesn’t the idea of reincarnation imply that there is a thing or self that can be referred to as existing, which passes from one life to the next?
Buddhadharma readers share their experience of Buddhist practice in everyday life as it relates to relationships.
Nibbida as defined by Andrew Olendzki, a Pali scholar.