In the first issue of our 40th anniversary series, we ask: what is Buddhism’s most important message moving forward?
If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all—but that’s a lot easier said than done. A look into trying right speech.
Sumi Loundon Kim’s 2018 New Year’s Resolution was to stop swearing. Here’s how it went.
The receptive state of listening is a kind of auditory meditation, says Sakyong Mipham. It’s an important way to gain wisdom and insight. But it’s not easy.
When something Darlene Cohen said about a friend comes back to bite her, she reluctantly begins rethinking the value of right speech. An avid gossiper since age twelve, I’d always thought of gossip as innocuous chatter about a third person. For me, gossip was less about describing an absent person’s faults than it was about […]
Ellen-Marie Silverman explains what we can learn from Buddhism about supporting people with stuttering problems.
Forgive yourself for your faux pas, counsels Lodro Rinzler. You can learn from mistakes.
Zoketsu Norman Fischer offered contemplative questions to graduates at Stanford University this past Saturday, says the Stanford Report.
Sam Harris thinks honesty is the best policy. Karen Maezen Miller argues for a more nuanced understanding of right speech.
“The dignity and wisdom of my mother’s small act of kindness feels to me like a blessing we are all invited to learn from.”