I’ve been a Zen practitioner for thirty years. Ten years ago I was in a deep depression. If I sat down to meditate, demons would torment me.
Towering stacks of newspapers, a mountain of clippings — James Kullander feels they might contain some fact that would transform his life.
Sometimes we’re committed to our meditation practice and sometimes we drift away. No matter what, Matthew Kohut believes we can always find our way home to the cushion.
How can we follow the news in ways that nurture – and don’t diminish – wellbeing? Media scholar Holly Stocking offers some guidance.
Diane Winston sympathizes with those who struggle to sit every day, and gives ten suggestions for having a regular daily practice.
Zen teacher and yoga instructor Donna Quesada addresses our all-too-common need to get it done, whatever it is, right now.
It’s possible that most Western Buddhists are “unaffiliated.” There is therefore no record of their activity. They practice off the books.
Feeling stuck in your Buddhist practice—or in your life generally—is a valuable opportunity, says Ajahn Sucitto.
Geshe Tenzin Wangyal tells us how to turn our daily challenges into meditation practice. Illustrations of the six Tibetan Realms of Rebirth by Steve Heynen.
As Ani Pema Chödrön sees it, walking the walk is about being genuine; that is, not being a fake spiritual person.