Here’s a short primer on the four main schools of Tibetan Buddhism and some of their key practices.
“Spring and Autumn Annals” is the vibrant story of a decade-long friendship, interspersed with the author’s memories of her childhood in Brooklyn.
Karen Maezen Miller gives us tools to engage with our fellow Facebookers in ways that benefit us all.
We review “The Magnanimous Heart: Compassion & Love, Loss & Grief, Joy & Liberation” by Narayan Helen Liebenson.
In “The Little Book of Being,” Diana Winston—using straightforward, secular language—explains how to cultivate natural awareness.
We review “The Most Important Point: Zen Teachings of Edward Espe Brown” edited by Danny S. Parker.
Roshi Pat Enkyo O’Hara on how to move past our discomfort and old ideas and make Buddhist communities welcoming to people of all gender identities and sexual orientations.
In The Art of Simple Living, Shunmyo Masuno offers pithy tips on how to increase our feelings of well-being by making some seemingly small changes in how we approach life.
Convert Buddhism has a class problem: it appeals mostly to a narrow demographic of well-off college graduates. Buddhist scholar Ann Gleig offers some class consciousness to help Buddhism drop the barriers and benefit many more people.
Buddhist children’s literature offers parents a fun, gentle way to share dharma concepts and practices with their kids.