At every stage of our path, says Chögyam Trunpga Rinpoche, the fearless proclamation of the truth cuts through ego. Are we ready to hear it?
Even when it feels like you’re lost in the universe, Emily Horn explains, you can face the unknown with a still and calm heart-mind.
The fear so many of us are feeling these days can stress us into freezing our world and getting caught up in dualism. But, says Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, we can get past that by practicing mindfulness and gentleness.
So much of our suffering—as individuals and as a society—is caused by fear. In fact, according to Buddhism, fear is at the very root of ego and samsara.
“Conquering Fear” is based on a seminar Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche conducted in 1979 for teachers in Shambhala Training on meditation and the view of warriorship.
Tynette Deveaux reflects on the 2015 Lion’s Roar retreat and looks ahead to the next one, “Finding Freedom From Painful Emotions,” taking place this summer.
Today fear is rampant in all areas of our lives. There are many ways we seek safe harbor, a place to feel protected and cared for. Many turn to relationships for this, to experience security and comfort. Then, a paradoxical thing happens, the relationship itself becomes a cause of fear. What makes this happen?
Author and Zen teacher Ezra Bayda say our Buddhist practice involves cultivating awareness of our addictions to comfort, self-judgement, thoughts, identities, and fears.
Josh Korda and Koshin Paley Ellison explore the problem of spiritual bypassing.
Pema Chödrön on four ways to hold our minds steady and hearts open when facing difficult people or circumstances.