The earth is you. You are the earth. When you realize there is no separation, says the late Thich Nhat Hanh, you fall completely in love with this beautiful planet.
Ray Buckner on how Grammy nominee Phoebe Bridgers’ music is a spiritual friend, a path forward into the unknown.
“How many times have I felt that I couldn’t bear the heartbreak,” says Barbara Gates. “But here I am still hiking strong.”
Rachel Neumann on what it was like to simultaneously navigate the pandemic and the wildfires that ravaged the West Coast.
The best music opens our hearts and minds. Jarboe on how Flying Lotus lyrically and sonically explores liberation.
For Michael Imperioli, ANOHNI’s voice is a reminder that he’s part of a vast interconnected network of minds and beings. Her voice makes him feel emotions he never knew he had.
Run the Jewels demands its listeners look outward as much as inward. Annaka Gale on this legendary hip-hop duo.
Pilar Jennings on how to overcome two common roadblocks to compassion. The key is facing the truth of suffering—your own and others.
Tracy Franz on a diverse and inspiring selection of new Buddhist books.
Hip hop, like Buddhism, is about liberation. Johnny Edward Dean Jr. on the dharma of Big Sean.