As long as we don’t burn out and give up, we really can change the world. Mushim Patricia Ikeda on self-care for activists.
In the dharma of knitting, there is no past or present or future, says Jennifer Urban-Brown. Without holding on to the promise of the finished object, loop yarn, pull through, breathe in, breathe out.
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.
Contemplative photography is about more than taking pictures, says Andy Karr. It’s about fully connecting with the visual richness of our lives.
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.
Theatre Within, the grassroots non-profit in New York dedicated to the performing arts, is offering a new workshop—”Zen & The Heart of Creative Practice”