When Zenju Earthlyn Manuel was assigned to clean the Zen temple, she felt generations of oppression rise in her. Conversing with her ancestors about what this work really meant helped her see how it could be healing.
What do you want to be for Halloween? Who do you want to be in life? Ira Sukrungruang on the costumes we wear.
You can bring the mind of meditation to any experience. Konda Mason explains how.
Buddhist monk Thanissaro Bhikkhu lists the good qualities you should take with you on the Buddhist path.
There’s lots you can do without a local meditation center. Mitchell Ratner offers some ideas.
Josh Bartok gives advice on how to meditate without provoking unhealthy psychological states.
When you feel too busy to meditate, Vinny Ferraro suggests reframing your idea of meditation.
Susan Piver answers a reader’s question about meditation and relationships.
Anita Feng shares how to stop going back and forth between drowsiness and “monkey mind.”
Sangha is one of the three jewels of Buddhism. Traditionally, the sangha is dividied into four categories, known as the fourfold sangha