The teachers are asked, “how do I deal with doubt?”
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.”
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.
What does faith mean to a Buddhist? Zen teacher Norman Fischer talks with Sharon Salzberg about the conclusions she draws in her new book.
Mind/Body pioneer Herbert Benson on the health benefits of spirituality.