Diana Winston teaches a step-by-step meditation to practice in times of tragedy.
Thich Nhat Hanh says that mindfulness shows us the suffering of life and connects us with compassion.
Loving-kindness, compassion, sympathetic joy, equanimity—these four loving qualities, says Pawan Bareja, are powerful ways to heal our trauma. The work of healing trauma makes us tender and vulnerable as we touch our history of wounds, sometimes from childhood and sometimes from our ancestors. But those who do Buddhist practice come from a tradition that does […]
Meditation practice awakens our trust that the wisdom and compassion that we need are already within us.
When a car drove over her foot, Carla Beharry felt like her anger would never end. She soon learned that the only way out of suffering is through it.
Thupten Jinpa teaches us two great practices to start and end every day.
Rashid Hughes shares how mindfulness helps us discern if our compassion is actually aggression.
Brain-science writer Daniel Goleman describes how we are hard-wired from kindness—and why that impulse is sometimes short-circuited.
For December, we’re celebrating compassion on Lion’s Roar and in Shambhala Sun. Here, Norman Fischer says giving is the Buddha way.
Norman Fischer on sex, family, love and liberation: “The oceanic impulse toward enlightenment not only for ourselves but for all beings.”