Meditation comes alive through a growing capacity to release our habitual conflicts and worries that make up our sense of self, and to rest in awareness.
“When I recognize the pain I feel because of loss,” says Sylvia Boorstein, “I am respectful of its presence and kind to myself.”
A teaching by Sharon Salzberg on the interconnectedness of all things.
Sayadaw U Pandita on how to develop insight: examining our experience closely and precisely in order to understand the true nature of mind and its objects.
In this classic piece from the Lion’s Roar archives, Joseph Goldstein explores the different types of fear, and how we can sit with fear and hold onto it in our practice.
If you think you’re seeing things as they really are, think again. Unless you’ve had the deep experience of letting go, there is only a myriad of illusions.
We suffer, according to Buddhism, simply because we misunderstand the nature of reality. Sylvia Boorstein on developing insight into how things really are.
Bonnie Ryan-Fisher recalls her moment of realization – a quiet lunch with her family, and a sudden declaration.
In this audio exclusive, Noah talks about the refreshingly organic way this all transpired, how his life has changed, and more.
For the meditator who sees things as they really are, explains the late Mahasi Sayadaw, there is no “I” or “being”—only mental and physical phenomena coming together in the present moment.