“I’m confused. Buddhism is considered one of the world’s five great religions, but some people say it’s not a religion at all, but a philosophy, way of life, or science of mind. Which is it?” We answer your questions on Buddhism and meditation.
Bodhgaya, a small town in the northern Indian state of Bihar, is where Siddhartha sat under a tree 2,600 years ago and reached enlightenment.
“The Buddha’s first noble truth says that life is suffering. What’s this obsession with suffering? If I don’t feel like I’m suffering am I still a Buddhist?” We answer your questions on Buddhism and meditation.
Susan Piver gives advice on working with a mind that can’t stop working over every detail.
Studying Buddhist teachings is different from learning other subjects. Judy Lief shows you how to read the dharma so that it really changes you.
Buddhist teacher Joan Halifax describes five “edge states” where courage meets fear and freedom meets suffering.
Rebecca Solnit celebrated his 56th birthday with Jarvis Jay Masters, who has spent almost 30 years on death row, as he seeks freedom through meditation.
Native American Buddhist teacher Bonnie Duran works to decolonize healthcare for Indigenous communities.
When Eric Steuer discovered his childhood bully was now a Buddhist teacher, he asked him the question he’d always wanted to: Why did you treat me that way?
Lindsay Kyte explores East Bay Meditation Center’s focus on respect, safety, and the joy of being seen for who you are.