I’ve carved out time and space in my home for meditation. But, I still find it so easy to avoid it! Are there any tricks that can help?
What is the connection between Buddhism and secular mindfulness? Some people say mindfulness is just Buddhism in another form. Is that true?
I’ve had some conversations with Buddhists who proselytize their view as right. Do Buddhists try to convert people like other religions do?
Does the Buddhist concept of generosity mean when I see people on the street asking for money I should always give it to them?
Is it okay if I take opportunities to meditate during the day, such line or sitting on the as when I’m waiting in bus?
I’m uncomfortable about the principle of guru devotion, which seems hierarchical and potentially exploitive. Should I follow a guru?
I see the word “Zen” tossed around a lot these days. It seems to mean having a relaxing, spa-like experience. Is that what Zen’s really about?
I have a bad back and it really hurts when I meditate sitting on a cushion. Is it okay if I sit in a chair to meditate?
Do Buddhists believe in a soul? We answer your questions on Buddhism and meditation.
I’m confused about the Dalai Lama’s role. A lot of people think he’s like the Pope, i.e., the world leader of Buddhism. Is that true?