The Buddha saw an old man, ill man, dead man, and wise man. As her father’s health declined, Minal Hajratwala saw these same sights.
The Buddha is compared to a doctor because he treated the suffering that ails all of us. His diagnosis and cure, says Zen teacher Norman Fischer, is called the four noble truths.
There are plenty of Buddhist books with helpful advice about how to help dying people—and how to die yourself.
David Michie teaches us a healing meditation to purify karma and cultivate well-being.
This, says Jan Chozen Bays, is the healing power of practice: we release our fear, transform our unskillfulness, and discover our kindest selves.
Natalie Goldberg wanted to survive, but so did the cancer inside her. Drastic action was required.
Do Buddhists believe in sin? We answer your questions about Buddhism and meditation.
In the dharma of knitting, there is no past or present or future, says Jennifer Urban-Brown. Without holding on to the promise of the finished object, loop yarn, pull through, breathe in, breathe out.
Racism festers when we don’t talk about it, says scholar Breeze Harper—even in vegan and Buddhist communities. Andrea Miller reports.
By accepting our emotions and not reacting, says Lama Justin von Bujdoss, we can learn to effectively serve others.