In the fourth issue in our 40th anniversary series, Melvin McLeod looks at the interface of activism and modern Buddhism.
In the third issue in our 40th anniversary series, Melvin McLeod looks at how Western Buddhists can deepen their practice and study of Buddhism.
In the first issue of our 40th anniversary series, we ask: what is Buddhism’s most important message moving forward?
These four truths are called noble because they liberate us from suffering. They are the Buddha’s basic teaching, encapsulating the entire Buddhist path.
Buddhism is about realization and experience, not institutions or divine authority. This makes it especially suited to those who consider themselves spiritual but not religious. Here are ten reasons why:
Thich Nhat Hanh on true love, the benefits of suffering, and insight that will set you free. He says he teaches original Buddhism with a Mahayana spirit.
Our editor-in-chief discusses where real change comes from and how generosity can heal divisions, fight injustice, and ease suffering.
In this exclusive conversation, the Dalai Lama talks about human goodness, and how caring for others is the ultimate source of your own happiness.
Richard Gere talks about his many years of Buddhist practice, his devotion to his teacher the Dalai Lama, and his work for Tibetan freedom.
Our editor-in-chief, Melvin McLeod, discusses freeing yourself from difficult emotions and why simply enjoying your life is the best gift you can give.