Avalokiteshvara has undergone many transformations over the centuries, but their purpose remains the same — to help humanity with compassion and mercy.
Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, Ayya Tathaaloka, Setsuan Gaelyn Godwin, and David Matsumoto explore their traditions’ different perspectives on awakening.
Compassion and rebirth came together for me recently as I sat reflecting on how I nearly drove my mother off the road.
If you want to connect with the open, spacious quality of mind, says Lama Willa Miller, at some point you have to stop trying to meditate.
Dharma Bum Temple acts as training wheels for new Buddhists and shows them where to go next when they’re ready.
The phrase “Tibetan Zen”—the title of scholar Sam van Schaik’s new book—may initially startle the casual reader.
What does final liberation and the end of suffering look like and how is it achieved? Mahasi Sayadaw explains Nibbana.
David M. DiValerio’s The Holy Madmen of Tibet (Oxford 2015) examines some of Tibetan history’s most fascinating figures. Diving straight into the grotesque for which these fifteenth- and sixteenth-century Kagyu “madmen” became known, DiValerio begins by describing Tsangnyon Heruka’s use of human remains as clothing and Drukpa Kunle’s verse about paying homage “not to the Buddha, […]
Often, people with mobility impairments are excluded from encountering the dharma. The time is ripe to address accessibility head-on.
This issue explores enlightenment, dharma accessibility, and the many faces of Avalokiteshvara.