The five powers are a set of qualities that work in a sequence to support awakening.
We recommend some great books by LGBTQ Buddhist teachers and practitioners.
When Sarah Chauncey drops the label “cat,” she sees her pet clearly for the very first time.
Secular Buddhists reexamine Buddhism through a rationalist and humanistic lens.
Diana Winston on how to use the tools of mindfulness to work with negative patterns like shame, guilt, and self-criticism that stand in the way of caring for and liking yourself.
Lion’s Roar reviews “In Love with the World: A Monk’s Journey Through the Bardos of Living and Dying.”
Rima Vesely-Flad reports on Deep Time Liberation, a retreat that takes African American meditators into the heart of slavery’s past so they can free themselves from its legacy of trauma.
For a long time, Dorotea Mendoza hid her Marxism from her fellow Buddhists and her Buddhism from her activist comrades. Finally, as the dialecticians say, she resolved the contradiction.
As long as we don’t burn out and give up, we really can change the world. Mushim Patricia Ikeda on self-care for activists.
Not so long ago their own families were held in camps like these. That’s why Japanese American Buddhists like Satsuki Ina will keep coming back until the tragedy on America’s southern border ends.