The teachers are asked, “how do I deal with doubt?”
When you’re caught in your habitual patterns, says Joan Sutherland, try not to fixate on your reactions. Instead cultivate awareness of everything that is happening in the moment.
Chönyi Taylor presents a meditation to familiarize yourself with the triggers that set off addictive behaviors.
To heal our painful habits, we need to turn attention inward and reconnect with our experience through stillness, silence, and spaciousness.
Chan Master Sheng Yen reminds us not to be discouraged that we haven’t attained enlightenment. After all, we’re only human.
Adeline Van Waning takes us inside a groundbreaking study that explores the effects of meditation on the brain and one’s overall well-being.
It’s not enough to renounce attachment to this life, says the Sakya Trizin. To be liberated we must transcend the idea of reality altogether.
Jon Clark happened upon a Buddhist book that changed his life. Now he’s bringing the dharma to others who have fallen on hard times.
Bernie Glassman, Carolyn Rose Gimian, and Norman Fischer look at how humor not only lightens our load but deepens our practice.
Logan Beaudry muses about love, illusions, and Leonard Cohen during a sesshin with Sasaki Roshi—and ponders why Oliver Stone was there too.