Three teachers respond to the question: How would you counsel someone who is considering getting an abortion?
The teachers are asked whether nonviolence necessarily means a passive or non-reactive approach.
The teachers are asked “How do I know if I’m having a moment of realization or if I’m just deluding myself (still in ego)?”
I am relatively new to Buddhism and I’ve been struggling with the balance between study and practice. Is there an ideal balance between the two?
The teachers are asked if it is every okay to distance yourself from manipulative and harmful people.
The teachers are asked “How do we retain passion while accepting all of life with equanimity?”
I was born male, but I’ve come to the conclusion that I’m actually a transgender woman. As a Buddhist, I feel conflicted by the teachings on no-self.
The teachers are asked about coming to terms with the suffering of others.
Three teachers answer the question: “How can I know whether or not I should believe the thought I wish I weren’t married to my spouse?”
How do you know when you’re forcing your meditation, instead of applying proper effort? Do you recommend short periods of meditation or longer ones?