We humans are gifted at finding fault. Buddhist teacher Tara Brach teaches us how we can connect to compassion instead.
Día de los Muertos is a reminder, says Linda González, that we are all one in life and death.
How do we take the sting out of loneliness? Toni Bernhard suggests friendliness, compassion, empathetic joy, and equanimity.
You may be lonely, but you’re not as alone as you think. Sometimes, says Jane McLaughlin-Dobisz, you have to put your phone down and stop to taste the cookie dough.
Bonnie Nadzam relives the childhood ritual of playing dead.
Karen Connelly on giving unseen beings their due.
Gesshin Greenwood on what happens when chocolate, peanut butter, and Buddhism collide.
An excerpt from George Takei’s graphic novel “They Called Us Enemy.”
Kenley Neufeld offers three ways we can rethink community and fulfill Thich Nhat Hanh’s aspiration for the Buddhist community.
In the fifth issue in our 40th anniversary series, Melvin McLeod imagines how Buddhism may re-vision itself and adapt to meet the challenges ahead.