Andrew Holecek offers some practical advice for anyone considering a long-term retreat.
Jan Chozen Bays on the incessant desires that fuel our confusion and suffering.
A reflection on the late Gene Smith, who dedicated his life to preserving Tibet’s literary heritage, and played a key role in its survival.
Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo encourages Western students of the dharma to relax and have more fun with their practice.
Kay Larson reviews “Grain of Emptiness”, an exhibition at the Rubin Museum of Art.
After visiting the concentration camp where her Jewish father was held during the Holocaust, Roberta Werdinger reflects upon sites of trauma.
Question: I live far from the order with which I practice, should I practice alone or with a different group?
Arthur Braverman presents the life and teachings of Kosho Uchiyama Roshi, whose emphasis on the simple practice of zazen was a breath of fresh air amid the formalism of Japanese Zen.
Brief summaries of Buddhist books from Spring 2011.
Carolyn Rose Gimian reminds us that our difficulties with money are opportunities for working with our mind and strengthening our practice.