Dispassionately observing what goes on in our mind is one of Buddhism’s central practices, a technique being used to work with mental health.
Too often, says Judith Simmer-Brown, Buddhism’s principles of emptiness and aloneness lead us into the extreme of nihilism.
In and out of hospital since childhood, Diana Atkinson on a life cut to pieces.
Buddhadharma readers share their experience of Buddhist practice in everyday life as it relates to depression and mental illness.
In the classic Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior, Chogyam Trungpa offered a powerful vision of spirituality founded on basic human wisdom, a path of meditation and warriorship for people of any belief or way of life. In this chapter from the long-awaited sequel, entitled Great Eastern Sun: The Wisdom of Shambhala, Chogyam Trungpa discusses Working with Early Morning Depression. Introduction by Diana Mukpo.