Burmese meditation master Sayadaw U Pandita had a defining influence on the Western Insight movement of Theravada Buddhism.
Nagarjuna is known as a Buddhist monk, a scholar, and the founder of the Madhyamaka school of Buddhist philosophy. But what do we really know about him?
Geoffrey Shugen Arnold tells the story of Prajnatara, the 27th “patriarch” of Indian Buddhism — who is believed to have been a woman.
Milarepa was a Tibetan master, yogi, and poet who led an inspiring life of spiritual progress and human accomplishment.
Who was Jamgon Kongtrul and who are his successors?
Matthieu Ricard provides a glimpse into the life of Patrul Rinpoche, one of the most revered spiritual teachers in Tibetan history.
A profile of B. R. Ambedkar, a vital figure in Indian history and an activist for the Dalit (“untouchables”) class.
Dipa Ma, known as “the patron saint of householders,” was a primary teacher of Joseph Goldstein and Sharon Salzberg, as well as one of Jack Kornfield’s teachers. Amy Schmidt and Sara Jenkins tell the story of this inspiring female practitioner and meditation teacher.
One of Buddhism’s most beloved bodhisattvas, and the embodiment of compassion, Kwan Yin is known as “she who hears the cries of the world.”
Who is Padmasambhava? We answer your questions on Buddhism and meditation.