Zen priest and hospital chaplain Tenku Ruff shares an intimate bond of uncertainty with Covid patients. She knows what they’re going through — because she’d had it herself. Dizang asked Fayan, “Where are you going?” Fayan said, “Around on pilgrimage.” Dizang said, “What is the purpose of pilgrimage?” Fayan said, “I don’t know.” Dizang said, […]
Kimberly Brown offers a practice for when the weight of the world leaves you angry and overwhelmed.
Separation is the true root of the alarming rise in anti-Asian violence today, writes Korean American Zen priest Cristina Moon.
Dr. Robert Waldinger offers five ways to keep our connection alive in this time of seperation.
Zen Buddhist priest Tenku Ruff She reflects on her experience getting the COVID-19 vaccine — both the joy and grief.
Rachel Neumann on what it was like to simultaneously navigate the pandemic and the wildfires that ravaged the West Coast.
Awaiting the results of the 2020 U.S. presidential election, Chenxing Han turns to the prose of Japanese poet and Buddhist monk Kamo-no-Chomei, and ponders his same questions, 800 years later.
In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, Holly Stocking found herself with an inescapable craving for physical contact.
We can use this time of fear and insecurity, says famed Buddhist teacher Pema Chödrön, to connect with the natural warmth of our heart. It has the power to heal ourselves and others.
The practice of community, says Mushim Patricia Ikeda, is more than including beyond all people, even all beings. It mean including all thoughts, all emotions, all realities—the bad as well as the good.