“The essence of our practice can be described as transforming suffering into happiness,” says Thich Nhat Hanh.
Network anchor Dan Harris keeps his Buddhism real. His bestselling book and popular app offer down-to-earth wisdom and achievable goals. As Harris tells Jennifer Keishin Armstrong, he wants to help bring meditation from the fringes to the mainstream.
The sun doesn’t stop shining just because there are clouds in the sky. Our buddhanature is always present and available, even in difficulty.
Author and teacher Janice Lynne Lundy explains how a simple question helps her to keep her heart open – to others, and to herself.
When we practice mindfulness in our daily lives, says Thich Nhat Hanh, we open to the wonders of life and allow the world to heal and nourish us.
The way to really rest our busy minds in meditation is to let go of all thoughts about our thoughts. The more we do this, the more we discover our “enlightened potential.”
It’s so easy to lose sight of joy these days. Here’s Zen teacher Alan Senauke’s advice for keeping your Joyful Mind when fear and suffering threaten it.
The Buddhist teachings on the jhana states contain a secret about where positive emotions really come from. Allen Weiss explains.
In the wake of tragedy, Buddhism offers a radical path, writes Buddhist practitioner Ray Buckner. A few months ago, I went out for a night of dancing in the Castro district of San Francisco. Gay men danced amongst queer women, who danced amongst gender-queers. Dancing in a circle, we sang along to the music of […]
Pema Chödrön shows us how we can let go of self-centered worries and become a bodhisattva-warrior. It’s the greatest happiness of all.