On the 25th anniversary of “Friends,” Lama Surya Das recalls the honest, kind, and thoughtful Phoebe.
When Eric Steuer discovered his childhood bully was now a Buddhist teacher, he asked him the question he’d always wanted to: Why did you treat me that way?
Zen teacher Norman Fischer extols the beauty and benefit of spiritual friendship on the Buddhist path.
Sylvia Boorstein learns how daily messages of gratitude exchanged between friends can bring insight and the inspiration to practice.
A grassroots campaign in Burma called #myfriend is harnessing the power of selfies to promote tolerance between religious and ethnic groups.
Katherine was the sort of person who might suddenly ask, “How do you know love?” Natalie Goldberg recounts what she learned from this friend.
My friends are teachers, as I am, but in both cases we are not trying to teach each other. Rather we are friends learning together.