Guo Gu, a longtime student of the late Master Sheng Yen, presents an experiential look at the Chan practice of silent illumination.
The goal of Shin Buddhism’s central practice, nembutsu, is not to attain buddhahood for ourselves, says Jeff Wilson, but to express gratitude for all we have received.
Visualization practice sometimes involves traditional symbolism that Westerners have trouble relating to, says Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche. He shows us how we can make the most of this powerful method for transforming perception.
Three teachers answer the question “how do I introduce Buddhism to my children without forcing it on them?”
Ajahn Amaro presents two helpful meditation practices you can do while listening to the inner sound.
Ajahn Amaro explains how to practice nada yoga and why this simple act of listening to inner sound can help you realize emptiness.
A teaching on the practice of Mahamudra by Kagyu master Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche, who passed away in July 2012 at the age of 57.
Sharon Salzberg, Geoffrey Shugen Arnold, and Gaylon Ferguson examine the central role of meditation in Western Buddhism and explore how other practices, such as study and ritual, may or may not be necessary. With introduction by Norman Fischer.
Dr. Friederike Boissevain on how Zen practice has taught her that being present with a mind of not knowing is sometimes the best medicine.
“Coming back to the issue of diversity is no different from bringing one’s awareness back to the breath or any object of awareness.”