The late Tibetan Buddhist nun Ani Trime developed this series of simple affirmations to teach people to plant seeds of positivity in their minds.
A teaching on the practice of Mahamudra by the late Kagyu master Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche.
Zen teaches that we should maintain “a joyful mind, an elder’s mind, and a great mind.” According to Jisho Sara Siebert, they’re never far away.
These days, if an aversive reaction starts to form in my mind, I think to myself, “Wait! Don’t disturb the peace!”
It goes a lot deeper than how many times a day you check your phone. According to Buddhist teacher Judy Lief, distraction is the very foundation of ego.
Sometimes we’re committed to our meditation practice and sometimes we drift away. No matter what, Matthew Kohut believes we can always find our way home to the cushion.
Zen teacher Karen Maezen Miller explains Bodhidharma’s famous practice of wall-gazing.
In Vajrayana, the fast track to awakening is to look directly at your own mind and discover its true nature. Tsoknyi Rinpoche shows us how.
The most straightforward advice on how to discover your true nature is this, says Pema Chödrön: practice not causing harm to anyone—neither yourself nor others—and every day, do what you can to help.
Rev. angel Kyodo williams, Jyoshin Clay, and Kwan Haeng Sunim discuss the Zen concept of “don’t know mind.”