I’m confused about all the different terms for meditation, like shamatha, vipassana, zazen, mindfulness, calm abiding, insight, just sitting. What’s what?
Whether you keep your eyes open or closed during meditation depends on your approach.
In Buddhism, a vow is like a compass, but there are many different kinds of vows that Buddhists can take.
We recommend some great books by LGBTQ Buddhist teachers and practitioners.
You can’t breathe wrong. Generally, Buddhist meditation is not a yogic practice in which you’re supposed to breathe in a particular way.
Secular Buddhists reexamine Buddhism through a rationalist and humanistic lens.
Buddhist children’s literature offers parents a fun, gentle way to share dharma concepts and practices with their kids.
Do Buddhists believe in sin? We answer your questions about Buddhism and meditation.
I’m in psychotherapy and it’s been very helpful to me. Now that I’ve started doing Buddhist meditation, should I give up therapy?
“I’m confused. Buddhism is considered one of the world’s five great religions, but some people say it’s not a religion at all, but a philosophy, way of life, or science of mind. Which is it?” We answer your questions on Buddhism and meditation.