I’m confused about all the different terms for meditation, like shamatha, vipassana, zazen, mindfulness, calm abiding, insight, just sitting. What’s what?
Author and teacher Janice Lynne Lundy explains how a simple question helps her to keep her heart open – to others, and to herself.
Anushka Fernandopulle, Ven. Thubten Chodron, and Kaira Jewel Lingo discuss the real meaning of “happiness” in Buddhism.
Life is busy. Here’s a selection of quick meditations to work with emotional distress and foster mindfulness when time is scarce.
Meditation wasn’t designed to heal psychological wounds, explains Debra Flics. She cautions not to see it as a replacement for psychotherapy.
Tens of times a day, Diana Winston’s two-year-old daughter helps her practice letting go.
The true Buddha isn’t limited to the body or mind of a particular person who lived long ago. He is present today, says Jack Kornfield, in teachers pointing the way to a timeless freedom.
A meditation teaching from Thich Nhat Hanh on love.
Andrew Olendzki shares all that made the Buddha one of the most radical people who ever lived.
Lion’s Roar editor-in-chief Melvin McLeod looks at the reasons many Buddhists meditate.