Arinna Weisman and Jean Smith shed light on a common yet often misunderstood meditative practice, via simple-to-follow instructions.
In a recent study, meditating on emptiness led to a 24 percent decrease in negative emotions.
Network anchor Dan Harris keeps his Buddhism real. His bestselling book and popular app offer down-to-earth wisdom and achievable goals. As Harris tells Jennifer Keishin Armstrong, he wants to help bring meditation from the fringes to the mainstream.
How does meditation work? Phakchok Rinpoche and Erric Solomon say it gives your distracted mind a job. With practice, you can learn to be present with whatever arises.
A new article in The Atlantic says more Americans with mental illness are turning to Buddhism for mental health treatment. Experts might advise otherwise.
All that we are and experience is mind, explains Zen teacher Norman Fischer. That mind is original enlightenment itself. From the March 2019 issue of Lion’s Roar.
Kate Lila Wheeler answers one of the most frequently asked questions about challenges on the spiritual path: Will meditation ever become enjoyable?
Sharon Salzberg explains how to practice basic breath meditation.
If you’re looking for good reads to begin or deepen your relationship to Buddhist meditation, you can’t go wrong with these nine essential picks.
When you see that much of your life is spent in dreamlike states, says Pema Khandro Rinpoche, you are freed from the suffering they cause.