When we look deeply into emptiness, says Phil Stanley, we find everything and nothing.
We’re often encouraged to bring meditation “off the cushion” and into our everyday lives—Sayadaw U Tejaniya shows us what that really looks like.
Bhante Sujato, Gesshin Greenwood, Avikrita Vajra Sakya answer the question “How do we determine what is the true dharma?” Question: Buddhism was an oral tradition for hundreds of years, and many of the earliest writings were lost centuries ago. If we can’t have 100 percent certainty about what the Buddha actually taught—and it seems that […]
Michael Sheehy reviews “Why I Am Not a Buddhist,” by Evan Thompson.
Stephen Batchelor poses the classical Zen question, “What is this?” The answer, he says, is right in front of us.
Shinshu Roberts examines the suffering inherent in the bodhisattva path, what Dogen referred to as being “the blue lotus in the flame.”
Spoken by the bodhisattva Maitreya, the Rice Seedling Sutra is one of the most important Buddhist sutras on the topic of dependent arising, the basic Buddhist doctrine that everything depends on something else for its existence. Introduction by Rory Lindsay. The Rice Seedling Sutra is one of the most important Buddhist sutras on the topic […]
If we feel like our practice is here, and the world is over there, says Karen Maezen Miller, then we’re missing the point of practice.
According to Zen priest and climate scientist Kritee, part of our work in addressing climate change is to understand systems — how they work, how we’re complicit in them, and how we can change them to work for the good.
Natalie Fisk Quli reviews “Buddhism and Whiteness,” edited by George Yancy and Emily McRae.