Eric G. Wilson explains how we can see the strangeness in reality, and how examining the “weird” can help us understand the essence of life.
Emptiness is not something to be afraid of, says Thich Nhat Hanh. The Heart Sutra teaches us that form may be empty of self but it’s full of everything else.
Ozeki wins the Women’s Prize for Fiction for her fourth book, The Book of Form and Emptiness.
No self, no form, no goal: Thich Nhat Hanh on the truth we’re distracting ourselves from.
Chris Pacheco, Lion’s Roar’s Associate AV Editor, unpacks the real meaning of ninth-century Chinese Buddhist monk Linji Yixuan’s famous quote.
A talk by Shunryu Suzuki Roshi on enlightenment.
Zen teacher Pat Enkyo O’Hara teaches us the practice of Shikantaza.
What is shikantaza? Suzuki Roshi, the great Zen teacher, says that it is the experience of receiving a “letter from emptiness”
When we look deeply into emptiness, says Phil Stanley, we find everything and nothing.
In Vajrayana, the fast track to awakening is to look directly at your own mind and discover its true nature. Tsoknyi Rinpoche shows us how.