In this exclusive excerpt from his book, The Heart of the Universe, Mu Soeng sheds light on the Buddhist view of the self.
In this teaching, Thubten Chodron comments on a prayer to the buddha Tara to protect us from the eight dangers.
Walking meditation, says Sayadaw U Silananda, reflects the Buddha’s injunction to practice mindfulness while in all the four postures, and in all the activities of our lives.
Tens of times a day, Diana Winston’s two-year-old daughter helps her practice letting go.
Burnout is the feeling of exhaustion that helpers sometimes experience when they have taken on more than they can handle. But there is much we can do to prevent it, and to work with it when it occurs.
Sam Littlefair discusses ideas of rebirth in Buddhist and academic contexts.
A meditation teaching from Thich Nhat Hanh on love.
Norman Fischer on the joy in realizing that we and our world are as passing as falling snowflakes.
I’m confused about all the different terms for meditation, like shamatha, vipassana, zazen, mindfulness, calm abiding, insight, just sitting. What’s what?
Anushka Fernandopulle, Ven. Thubten Chodron, and Kaira Jewel Lingo discuss the real meaning of “happiness” in Buddhism.