Enlightenment is everywhere we look, says Joan Sutherland — we can choose to notice it, but at the same time, we can also trust that it will find us, wherever we are.
Although enlightenment can seem like an unreachable goal, says Judy Lief, we’re actually having glimpses of awakening all the time.
Bhante Sujato on nibanna, the state of enlightenment beyond all conditioned existence.
To be without a reference point is the ultimate loneliness. It is also called enlightenment.
Rather than feeling discouraged by laziness, we could get to know laziness profoundly. This very moment of laziness becomes our personal teacher.
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.
Ajahn Chah explains some of Buddhisms most important principles, including nirvana, samadhi, and why it’s important to “Be really careful!”
“Buddha” means “one who is awake.” The Buddha who lived 2,600 years ago was not a god. He was an ordinary person, named Siddhartha Gautama.
Thich Nhat Hanh teaches that by looking deeply we develop insight into impermanence and no self. These are the keys to the door of reality.
Now more than ever, says Thich Nhat Hanh, we need a global ethic of compassion, understanding, and peace. Here’s how Buddhism can help.