Looking for a late-night snack, the young Martin Luther King, Jr., discovers instead the truth of interdependence. A short story by Charles Johnson.
How do we as Buddhists meet the challenges of our time? Joan Sutherland says an answer lies in the teachings of two great Chan masters.
When his community’s beloved retreat center burned to the ground, Anam Thubten took it as a teaching on impermanence.
Remarks by Gary Snyder on Buddhism, Ecology & the Poetics of Homelessness.
The practice of love, says bell hooks, is the most powerful antidote to the politics of domination.
There will only be justice in America, says Jan Willis, when we see all people as our equals. She offers an ancient Buddhist meditation to help us do that.
We need to update the traditional narrative of the Buddha’s life, says Pamela Ayo Yetunde, for people who know suffering all too well. She offers some alternative stories for the time of #BlackLivesMatter.
Lama Willa Miller offers five meditations to help accept the truth of climate change, laying the ground for a skillful response.
These short verses bring awareness, peace, and joy to simple activities, and remind us that Earth provides us with precious gifts every day.
Buddhists, says David Loy, have often been slow to open their eyes to the problem of climate change. He examines key teachings to understand why.