With her empowered imagery, she’s connected many to the divine feminine. Andrea Miller profiles the Japanese American visionary Mayumi Oda.
On the inbreath, says Judy Lief, take in what is bad, freeing others from it. On the outbreath, offer what is good.
Shauna Shapiro explains how to face difficult emotions, re-center, and find calm.
Equanimity protects us from emotional overreaction and allows us to rest in a bigger perspective. Christiane Wolf on how to cultivate it.
Thubten Chodron on how to develop bodhichitta, the aspiration to attain buddhahood in order to benefit others.
Melvin Escobar teaches metta, a concentration practice to cultivate unconditional goodwill for all. In precarious times like these, it’s a way to listen to our hearts.
A fully enlightened female buddha, Tara is the actuality of compassion and wisdom. Meditating on her, says Lama Palden Drolma, can awaken our own buddhanature.
If we don’t embrace the often-paradoxical complexity of societal ills, the actions we take to solve them will be merely “Band-Aids.” Kritee on getting to the root of a problem.
After a lifetime of trauma, Karen Connelly’s client sees the miracle of simple human goodness.
Right speech, right action, right livelihood, compassion—tending to society is part of the Buddha’s path of awakening.