A koan can be anything that disrupts our usual way of being. Have you noticed that happens a lot in life? Eve Myonen Marko and Wendy Egyoku Nakao explain how we can use our personal koans to experience reality in a new way.
Tens of times a day, Diana Winston’s two-year-old daughter helps her practice letting go.
Nuanprang Snitbhan on the middle way of parenting.
Playwright Eve Ensler’s book The Apology, written in her father’s voice, tells the story of the terrible abuse she suffered growing up. She talks to Andrea Miller about why it’s healing to tell the true story of your trauma.
There are burdens we can’t put down, says Furyu Nancy Schroeder. That fact is the true heart of our human life.
George Floyd’s mother couldn’t come running when he called for her, says Trudy Goodman. But mothers of the human family, from all over the world, did come running, pouring out in a pandemic to call for racial justice.
A roundtable discussion with Gil Fronsdal, Michael Liebenson Grady and Marcia Rose. Introduction by Thanissaro Bhikkhu
Jaimal Yogis’s dad explained his final wishes: “I’ve gotten so much from Buddhism for good living, I’m not going to pass up their tips for good dying.”
As his brother’s mind deteriorates, Cary Groner grapples with troubling questions about the ephemerality of the self.
It’s not easy, but getting your family to meditate could be the best thing you do as a parent. Gail Silver on how to interest your kids in breathing, seeing, and being.