The oldest lineage of Buddhism, Theravada is known for sharing the earliest recorded teachings of the Buddha. Building on this ancient lineage, Theravada today is innovative and diverse. Derek Pyle reports on the tapestry of communities that make up American Theravada.
An introduction to the life, books, and teachings of Jack Kornfield, one of today’s most influential Buddhist teachers.
Twenty-two years ago, Pascal Auclair had to come to terms with his own mortality. Now, as a Buddhist meditation teacher, he’s helping others do it.
When Tara Brach came to recognize her own white privilege, it revealed painful blind spots. That changed her as a dharma teacher and leader.
After the incomprehensible news of the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, Buddhists began to share their grief and support.
Insight Meditation Society (IMS) in Barre, Massachusetts is currently accepting applications for a new Executive Director.
For Sharon Salzberg, the person who exemplified Right Effort and the power of transforming self-deprecation into self-confidence was her teacher Dipa Ma.
In this video, meditation teachers Jack Kornfield and Trudy Goodman invite you to join them for “Living with a Joyful Spirit and a Wise Heart.”
You can join Sylvia Boorstein, along with fellow buddhist teachers Tsoknyi Rinpoche and Melissa Myozen Blacker, at the Shambhala Sun‘s community retreat at Omega, Waking Up in Every Moment. Click here for details. Illustration by Michelle Laporte. I was born in 1936 in Brooklyn. Yiddish was the language we spoke at home. My father taught […]
Jack Kornfield’s brilliant synthesis of deep Buddhist practice and modern psychological insight has made him one of the most influential spiritual teachers of our time.