As a dharma teacher, says Zenju Earthlyn Manuel, she’s told she shouldn’t feel or express rage, but she disagrees.
A teaching by Thich Nhat Hanh on allowing ourselves to rest like a stone thrown into a river. On the bottom of the river, it allows the water to pass by.
Jules Shuzen Harris asks: in the infinity of suchness, how do you achieve spiritual progress?
In Buddhism, compassion is embodied in the bodhisattva Kuan Yin, who is said to manifest wherever beings need help.
The current pandemic is stirring up big questions in us all. Kwan Um School of Zen teacher Colin Beavan shares what to do with those questions, and why not knowing is often the best answer.
“What if our deluded minds aren’t a barrier to enlightenment at all?,” asks Zenju Earthlyn Manuel. “What if they are the very path to it?”
Vanessa Zuisei Goddard shares how taking refuge in the three treasures of buddha, dharma, and sangha allows us to practice not in spite of trying circumstances, but with them.
Bonnie Myotai Treace offers these three “small” reflections to help us stay open-hearted and connected as we reckon with the fear and uncertainty coronavirus has brought into our lives.
The great Buddhist teacher Thich Nhat Hanh talks about non-self, interdependence, and the love that expands until it has no limit.
When we bow to another person, says Brother Phap Hai, we honor both their goodness and our own.