In the fifth issue in our 40th anniversary series, Melvin McLeod imagines how Buddhism may re-vision itself and adapt to meet the challenges ahead.
The Dalai Lama and Thubten Chodron outline three levels of Buddhist ethical codes and how we can follow them.
In Buddhism, a vow is like a compass, but there are many different kinds of vows that Buddhists can take.
Buddhist training falls into three categories: sila (discipline or ethical living, samadhi (concentration), and prajna (insight or wisdom).
Do Buddhists believe in sin? We answer your questions about Buddhism and meditation.
Tenku Ruff on what to do when you discover a teacher is all too human.
Buddhist teacher Lama Rod Owens on why Buddhist community members must confront and deal with ethical misconduct, and how to do it.
If this century is to be one of peace and caring, says His Holiness the Dalai Lama, we must develop a new ethic of human values that transcends religion.
Thich Nhat Hanh’s Five Mindfulness Trainings are are based on the Buddha’s five precepts and translated for modern times. Their nature is universal.
All of our actions however small, can have wondrous effects, says Norman Fischer, but only if we are wholehearted enough in our practice of ethical conduct.