What is shikantaza? Suzuki Roshi, the great Zen teacher, says that it is the experience of receiving a “letter from emptiness”
Sean Feit Oakes explores the dharmic lessons of emptiness and compassion in the Oscar-winning film “Everything Everywhere All at Once.”
The teachings on emptiness were studied, debated, and refined at Nalanda. They come to life now, says Gaylon Ferguson, in the progressive deepening of our meditation practice.
Adrienne Chang shows how Shantideva joined the way we see with the way we act in his classic guide to living the life of a bodhisattva.
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.