In this teaching from the late Buddhist teacher Thich Nhat Hanh, he explores how looking deeply at a sunflower can help us discover the reality of interbeing.
If you’re looking for good reads to begin or deepen your relationship to Buddhist meditation, you can’t go wrong with these nine essential picks.
Good luck with that. What you can do, says Jules Shuzen Harris, is change your relationship with your thoughts.
A cup of tea or coffee is a nice break. Drinking it mindfully is a real break. Joseph Emet teaches us this five-step practice.
Zen teacher Bonnie Myotai Treace on a place where there are no answers.
The lotus is one of Buddhism’s most recognizable symbols of enlightenment and is important in many Buddhist traditions.
What is the relationship between absolute reality and the relative world we inhabit? Mahayana Buddhism’s answer is called the two truths.
We talk to George Saunders about his Man Booker Prize-winning novel Lincoln in the Bardo, which blurs the line between the living and the dead. Lincoln in the Bardo, by renowned American short story writer (and Buddhist) George Saunders, is surely the first major novel to use the Tibetan word bardo in the title. The […]
Is it okay if I take opportunities to meditate during the day, such line or sitting on the as when I’m waiting in bus?
Profile of San Francisco Zen Center, one of the oldest and largest Buddhist communities in the United States.