Now more than ever, says Thich Nhat Hanh, we need a global ethic of compassion, understanding, and peace. Here’s how Buddhism can help.
He was more than just the “civil rights leader” he is remembered as today. Martin Luther King, Jr., was one of America’s greatest moral philosophers.
To change the world, says Jan Willis, we need hope. And hope grows from nonviolent actions, no matter how small.
Peace will only become a reality when world leaders come to negotiations with the ability to hear the suffering at the root of all conflicts.
Mushim Patricia Ikeda says it’s not enough to help others. You have to take care of yourself too.
A three-step contemplation to give yourself the compassion you need (and deserve).
If you find all the bad news overwhelming, Buddhist teacher Judy Lief has some meditations to help you relieve your anxiety.
The practice of love, says bell hooks, is the most powerful antidote to the politics of domination.
We need to update the traditional narrative of the Buddha’s life, says Pamela Ayo Yetunde, for people who know suffering all too well. She offers some alternative stories for the time of #BlackLivesMatter.
Lama Willa Miller offers five meditations to help accept the truth of climate change, laying the ground for a skillful response.