For International Women’s Day, here’s a collection of our best teachings from, profiles on, and conversations with women in Buddhism.
Definitions of key Buddhist terms, from Abhidharma to Zen.
Buddhism is full of lists and numbers. Find explanations of some of the most important of these, how they connect, and why they’re important.
The brahmaviharas are four prized emotions or mindstates that give us a framework to cultivate positive behaviors and minimize harmful ones.
The three poisons are the energy of ego’s three basic attitudes—for me, against me, and don’t care.
Find short answers to the most common questions about Buddhism.
An introduction to the life and teachings of the Dalai Lama, teacher, educator, science enthusiast, and political leader.
In this archive article from the Fall 2007 issue of Buddhadharma, ten Buddhist teachers, scholars, and writers recommend great Buddhist books.
Is Buddhism a religion, psychology, or way of life? Our three experts, Charles Prebish, Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, and Joan Sutherland, join the debate.
The three marks of existence are Buddhism’s basic description of reality. They are: impermanence, suffering, and non-self.