Buddhist teacher Judy Lief explains why our awareness of death is the secret of life.
Ajahn Chah gives simple, profound advice to an aging student as she approaches her death.
Susan J. Stabile on how to live with — or even support — your partner’s differing religious beliefs.
Rinchen Khando Choegyal fights the second-class status of female monastics in Tibetan Buddhism.
It’s the ultimate reality we all share. Why not get together and talk about it over a cup of coffee? John DeMont on death cafés.
John Becvar uses the Zen precepts as a guide for peaceful parenting that gives our childen love, trust, and self-confidence.
“I don’t like the formal way to meditate — sitting in a room on a cushion. Are there other ways I can get the benefits of meditation practice?”
There are two mudras commonly used in Buddhist meditation, known as “resting the mind,” and “cosmic mudra.”
Nirvana is a state of total peace without any clinging or struggle that we achieve when we are completely free from the illusion of ego.
The four foundations of mindfulness is the Buddha’s fundamental teaching on meditation common to all Buddhist traditions.