In the first of a two-part article on change, Dr. g examines how by embracing the “bardo” state, we can find meaning in impermanence.
Monica Jordan reflects on her experience moving from Argentina to the United States and how it changed her perceptions of life’s transitions.
Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche offers a fresh teaching on “phowa” practice and how navigating the various transitions in our lives, including the very small ones, lays a foundation for navigating the much bigger ones when they come.
Sometimes, says Pema Khandro, there’s no way out. It’s at those times that we can discover the depth and resilience of the mind.
“When I recognize the pain I feel because of loss,” says Sylvia Boorstein, “I am respectful of its presence and kind to myself.”
More people than ever before are changing jobs, or at least thinking about it. To help you decide, says Dan Zigmond, contemplate the nature of change.
In Japan, wabi sabi is an aethetic principle that sees beauty in imperfection and age. Can Kem McIntosh Lee see the wabi sabi of her own aging body?
Thich Nhat Hanh teaches that by looking deeply we develop insight into impermanence and no self. These are the keys to the door of reality.
Change isn’t just a fact of life we have to accept and work with, says Norman Fischer.
Blanche Hartman explains one of the Buddha’s most significant teachings—impermanence—and discusses how it can bring great happiness.