When you study your thought process, says Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, you not only see how it rules your life. In the breaks and gaps between thoughts, you can experience awakened mind on the spot.
What reveals itself when you do nothing at all? Vanessa Zuisei Goddard on the practice of “just sitting.”
Place your mind on the needle dipping in and out of the fabric, says Cyndi Lee. If you space out, the stitches will go crooked, and that will wake you up.
Haleigh Atwood looks at three organizations who focus on humanitarian work as an essential expression of their Buddhist values.
Linda Galijan on working with emptiness and your emotions.
Diana Winston on 3 ways to bring natural awareness into your mindfulness practice—and your life.
A koan can be anything that disrupts our usual way of being. Have you noticed that happens a lot in life? Eve Myonen Marko and Wendy Egyoku Nakao explain how we can use our personal koans to experience reality in a new way.
David Loy gets personal with the Lion’s Roar readership.
As his brother’s mind deteriorates, Cary Groner grapples with troubling questions about the ephemerality of the self.
Regularly remind yourself of your intentions, advises Sylvia Boorstein. It’s the key to keeping your life on target.