Vesak, also known as “Buddha Day,” marks the birth, enlightenment, and death of the historical Buddha, Siddhartha Gautama. This year, it falls on May 7.
Karen Maezen Miller gives her New Years well wishes.
“The great open secret of gratitude,” writes Joanna Macy, “is that it is not dependent on external circumstance. It’s like a setting or channel that we can switch to at any moment.
Sumi Loundon Kim’s 2018 New Year’s Resolution was to stop swearing. Here’s how it went.
Joy, giving, family, and peace—people of all faiths can celebrate these values of the holiday season. Eight Buddhists offer their take on yuletide dharma.
Perhaps these days of less sunlight are opportunities for more contemplative time, more looking deeply to see what can only be seen in the dark.
rev. angel Kyodo williams shares how we can set the intention to show up for ourselves and the world in 2018.
Don de Silva reports on the United Nations Vesak Day celebrations in Sri Lanka, held from May 11-14.
Sitting still in the dark zendo and breathing with others is exactly what Natalie Goldberg needs. On this last night of the year, she wonders what this human life is all about.
Sad, angry, lonely—Daniel Asa Rose and his sons are reeling from the recent family breakup. In a closed bowling alley on Christmas Eve, they open their hearts.