Beginning with the Buddha himself, five extraordinary teachers instruct us in the practice of calming the mind, cultivating awareness, and — ultimately — finding freedom.
If there’s a mother of Buddhism, it’s Mahaprajapati, says Andrea Miller. In women dharma teachers throughout the ages, we see a continuation of her strength and practicality, her wisdom and compassion.
When Hilary Smith moved to an off-the-grid plot of land in Hawaii, a generous neighbor made a challenging place feel like home.
Five Buddhist teachers who’ve made helping others through social and political action a keystone of their practice.
Denise Leidy offers a brief history of Buddhist art, from the stupa to the mandala.
Five leading artists who are offering new and intriguing takes on Buddhist imagery.
Ikumi Kaminishi looks at regional differences in sculptures of the Buddha.
Buddhadharma Editor Koun Franz on meeting his teacher for the first time.
Ross Nervig on some teachers past and present whose lives and teachings have a lot of offer us.
Dr. Craig Blinderman looks at his own grasping, anger, and delusion and uses the principles of contemplative medicine to become a better caregiver.