Anushka Fernandopulle on how mindfulness reduces the suffering caused by our collective sense of separation.
Pema Chödrön offers a bodhicitta practice for generating love and compassion for all human beings.
The more we increase our ability to deal with our own difficulties, the more aware we are that we can’t solve the troubles of loved ones.
Buddhist teacher and scholar Jan Willis on the Buddha’s central teaching — his diagnosis and cure for suffering.
Judy Roitman unpacks the Mahayana vision. “The essence of this vision,” she says, “is a universe in which time and space are flexible, and in which beings are neither separate nor dissolved in each other.”
More than 150 years after the end of slavery, America’s tragic racial karma rolls on. If we understand how karma really works, says Buddhist teacher Larry Ward, we can stop it. It started before I was born. It began before you were born, too, this turning wheel of racialized consciousness. Its tracks are evident across […]
As a dharma teacher, says Zenju Earthlyn Manuel, she’s told she shouldn’t feel or express rage, but she disagrees.
The sun doesn’t stop shining just because there are clouds in the sky. Our buddhanature is always present and available, even in difficulty.
In the difficulties of your life, says Pema Chödrön, you will discover your natural love and warmth.
It’s not enough to simply to believe compassion is important. We must transform our thoughts and behaviour on a daily basis to cultivate compassion.