By reciting the short verses known as gathas, says Zachiah Murray, we transform any activity into an opportunity to awaken to our true nature.
Artist and film director Ivan Cash shares five ways the practice of meditation has benefitted his life, creativity, and career.
From the profound teachings of Dzogchen, the Great Perfection, Geshe Tenzin Wangyal tells us how to unleash powerful creative energy.
Inspired by ancient Buddhist artwork on cave walls, Amanda Giacomini set out on a mission to paint 10,000 Buddhas all over America. Lilly Greenblatt tells her story.
The writer’s job, says Pico Iyer, is to watch his moods and thoughts, as captivating yet passing as the seasons, and decide which are worth sharing.
Like Django Reinhardt playing jazz, Monet painting Water Lilies, or a tulip germinating, often we don’t know what we’re creating until it’s done.
This oriole, this friend, this daughter, this fox—Michael Sowder on all the poems that are just waiting for us to write them down.
Buddhadharma caught up with Susan Piver for a couple of questions about writing and meditation.
Christian McEwen reviews “Imagine: How Creativity Works”, by Jonah Lehrer.
Characters are taken over by their desires and make bad choices—that’s the appeal of noir fiction, says Brian Haycock.