As the climate crisis worsens, and the window to solve it is quickly closing, we have a choice to make: we can shut down in fear or lean in and open our hearts even more.
It’s not just about mind and meditation, says Ravi Mishra. To meet the needs of this time, Buddhists must take special care to develop their hearts.
Maitri means loving-kindness or unconditional friendliness. David Nichtern and Cyndi Lee show you how to do this heart-opening Buddhist practice.
The mind of enlightenment, bodhichitta, is always available, in pain as well as in joy. Pema Chödrön lays out how to cultivate this soft spot of bravery.
Rather than feeling discouraged by laziness, we could get to know laziness profoundly. This very moment of laziness becomes our personal teacher.
On the 55th anniversary of Thich Quang Duc’s self-immolation, Edward Tick shares what he has learned from his pilgrimages to the site of the famous protest.
“Your shoulders, arms, neck and ribs can either be a restrictive cage for your heart or an undulating, comforting protector.”
Ajahn Chah says that if you want to transform the mind, you must to know and transform the heart.
In the difficulties of your life, says Pema Chödrön, you will discover your natural love and warmth.
Researchers at Hong Kong’s Center of Buddhist Studies have published findings that point to a connection between the heart and the mind.