City life offers many opportunities to practice kindness. Dzigar Kongtrül Rinpoche on how urban living can open our hearts.
Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche’s advice for time management: organize your schedule, let go of distractions, and make a clear aspiration to practice.
The spring issue of Buddhadharma explore our evolving communities, from mindfulness to activism, and looks at our roles as practitioners.
Pema Chödrön and Dzigar Kongtrül—a student and her teacher—talk straight about honesty, self-deception, and why the difference is the key to the dharma.
Much of the time, life is like watching a movie: we suspend disbelief and lose ourselves in the story. On the bodhisattva path, we see through the illusion.
Much of the time, life is like watching a movie: we suspend disbelief and lose ourselves in the story. On the bodhisattva path, says Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche, we see the illusory nature of these appearances, and in doing so discover a boundless compassion.
MIchael Haederle profiles Mangala Shri Bhuti.
A letter from the Mangala Shri Bhuti sangha, campaigning against the US Air Force’s proposed use of the airspace over its retreat center.
What makes art a transformative practice, explains Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche, is allowing the art to reflect a natural, uncontrived awareness.