Reginald A. Ray argues that far from being a “lesser” practice, giving is central to all schools of Buddhism and essential to the relinquishment of ego.
Upasika Kee Nanayon, shows us how to combine concentration and clear-seeing to penetrate the “mass of deceit” that is the mind.
Three teachers discuss what kinds of programs centers can offer for families and children.
A simple three-word koan. Or just a one-word koan: buddhanature. So deceptively simple, yet it penetrates to the very heart of the matter.
In the Mahayana tradition, mindfulness is regarded as wisdom, transcendental knowledge, which is known in Sanskrit as prajna. There are several stages we progress through in our study and cultivation of prajna. These become the means for integrating our understanding into our experience, and progressively developing that experience into the full state of realization.
Stanley Lombardo remembers Zen Master Seung Sahn, founder of the Kwan Um School of Zen, who died in November.
“Great Perfection in the palm of your hand.” The seminal text Essential Advice for Solitary Meditation Practice, by the late Dudjom Rinpoche.
A roundtable discussion with Gil Fronsdal, Michael Liebenson Grady and Marcia Rose. Introduction by Thanissaro Bhikkhu
Felix Holmgren talks with the “Sri Lankan Gandhi,” Dr. A.T. Ariyaratne, about his movement promoting peace, and the transformation of the Sri Lankan society
Buddhadharma readers share their experience of Buddhist practice in everyday life as it relates to the efficacy of their practice.