Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche presents the essential teachings of Mahamudra and its three main approaches to practice, each offering effective methods for directly pointing out mind’s true nature.
The teachers are asked “How do we retain passion while accepting all of life with equanimity?”
Taking refuge in the Buddha, dharma, and sangha, says Geoffrey Shugen Arnold, involves taking a leap forward with a deep sense of trust in our own basic nature and the natural wisdom of all phenomena.
Bhante Henepola Gunaratana, author of the classic meditation manual Mindfulness in Plain English, explains the jhanas and how they can be reached.
A panel discussion with Phillip Moffitt, Cyndi Lee, Geshe Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche and Reggie Ray. Introduction by Anne Carolyn Klein.
The world’s leading Tibetan–English translators, Buddhist scholars, and lamas meet to plan for translating the Tibetan Buddhist canon.
Modern sangha leaders need skills that aren’t necessarily taught in traditional Buddhist training. Lewis Richmond and Grace Schireson report.
Logan Beaudry befriends a strange newcomer and fellow smoker during a weeklong Rinzai retreat and learns how not to respond to the question, Where are you from?
Paul Copp reviews “Readings of the Lotus Sutra”, edited by Stephen F. Teiser and Jacqueline I. Stone.
Brief summaries of Buddhist books from the Fall 2009 issue of Buddhadharma magazine.