The Buddha laid out a four-step path to freedom from difficult emotions. Anyen Rinpoche says the secret is understanding why our emotions cause suffering.
It takes root; it grows; it blooms. Cheryl Wilfong on how meditation practice is cultivated like a garden.
Joan Sutherland shares why we must learn to trust the ebbs and flows of awakening — agreeing to all of its seasons and tides.
Tens of times a day, Diana Winston’s two-year-old daughter helps her practice letting go.
Sam Littlefair looks at the modern mantras that help us work through difficulties.
You have enlightened nature, says Pema Khandro Rinpoche. If you truly know that, you’ll always be kind to yourself.
Larry Yang takes an honest look at what it means to be a dharma teacher who hasn’t been, and doesn’t imagine ever being, enlightened.
Practice along with Buddhist teacher Kate Lila Wheeler on her journey to becoming “a tender, flawed, slightly braver human being.”
He was more than just the “civil rights leader” he is remembered as today. Martin Luther King, Jr., was one of America’s greatest moral philosophers.
Looking for a late-night snack, the young Martin Luther King, Jr., discovers instead the truth of interdependence. A short story by Charles Johnson.