To practice the dharma purely, we have to walk barefoot before we can run–learning and practicing fundamentals before we go on to more advanced techniques.
Working with thoughts is a central practice in Buddhism. But what does that mean exactly? Are we truing to stop thoughts or not? A Chan Buddhist view.
Gehlek Rinpoche on the practice of tonglen, the way to awaken bodhimind by doing exactly the opposite of what your ego wants.
The path to liberation, says Vipassana master U Pandita, is the precise breaking down of life as it unfolds – part by part, step by step, moment by moment.
Teachings by Master Dogen from Beyond Thinking: A Guide to Buddhist Meditation, a new collection of translations edited by Kazuaki Tanahashi.
Jan Willis reveals why and how life is getting better for the nuns of Ladakh after the Sakyadhita conference in 1995.
Buddhism says that there are all kinds of beings out there—buddhas, bodhisattvas, deities—but I can’t perceive them. How do I work with this discrepancy?
“I like to get a little out of it now and then, but I don’t like to get too out of it too much, and thus my rule is to do as little as possible of any intoxicants, including caffeine.”
Buddhadharma readers share their experience of Buddhist practice in everyday life as it relates to intoxicants.
Vipashyana as defined by Reginald A. Ray, an American Buddhist academic and teacher of Tibetan Buddhism.