To truly wake up, writes Kimberlyn David, we must expand our understanding of freedom like the Buddha did.
“No one who has ever touched liberation could possibly want anything other than liberation for everyone,” says Rev. angel Kyodo williams. She shares why we must each fully commit to our own path liberation, for the benefit of all.
Earlier this month, Bhikkhu Bodhi, Theravada teacher and accomplished Buddhist translator, gave a talk at the first American Tipitaka Chanting Ceremony.
Chan Master Sheng Yen reminds us not to be discouraged that we haven’t attained enlightenment. After all, we’re only human.
In the midst of great personal pain and confusion, says Sylvia Boorstein, we can be alive to the momentary gaps where our minds change course.