Zen teacher Karen Maezen Miller explains Bodhidharma’s famous practice of wall-gazing.
“The essence of our practice can be described as transforming suffering into happiness,” says Thich Nhat Hanh.
Thich Nhat Hanh says that mindfulness shows us the suffering of life and connects us with compassion.
When a student confronts his famed teacher, Steve Silberman learns the meaning of “intimate practice.” In that moment, he becomes a Buddhist.
We burn things. We do not measure up. We triumph in the most unexpected ways. Annie Obermeyer on working in a Zen kitchen.
Roshi Joan Halifax reflects on the idea of “wise hope” and why we should open ourselves to it.
When we bow to another person, says Brother Phap Hai, we honor both their goodness and our own.
Zen teacher Joan Sutherland on life’s dreamlike nature and why it should be embraced.
A meditation teaching from Thich Nhat Hanh on love.
Sojun Mel Weistman, founder and abbot of Berkeley Zen Center, passed away on Thursday, January 7.