The teachers are asked, “how do I deal with doubt?”
Falling in love is easy, but staying in love takes work. Thich Nhat Hanh offers advice for cultivating a relationship that’s loving and strong.
Everyone faces doubts about their progress on the path, says Doug Phillips, and the Bahiya Sutta shows us how to meet that doubt honestly.
Elizabeth Mattis-Namgyl on the power of belief to move us out of a small, self-focused world and into a bigger way of being.
Karen Maezen MIller explores the idea of defending faith.
What do Buddhists believe? I don’t know what some Buddhists believe, but I like to respond that Buddhism requires no beliefs.
Marshall Glickman on the doubts, traps and insecurities that come with the title “Buddhist teacher.”
“Being at home right here in this body,” says Blanche Hartman, “this is living a life of vow.”
Sometimes when I teach I feel like I’m pretending to be someone I’m not because I see where I fail to live up to these precious teachings. I begin to doubt.
The Buddha once told this story about faith: A herd of cows arrives at the bank of a wide stream. The mature ones see the stream and simply wade across it.