What started as a mindful walk became a personal “disturbance of the peace.” Ray Buckner on how taking a moment to pause can transform a negative situation.
These days, if an aversive reaction starts to form in my mind, I think to myself, “Wait! Don’t disturb the peace!”
Thich Nhat Hanh will receive the 2015 Pacem in Terris Peace and Freedom award on October 31, the 50th anniversary of the same honor being granted to Dr. King.
On Friday, September 11, the New York Buddhist Church will rededicate its iconic statue of Shinran Shonin, the founder of the Jōdo Shinshū sect of Buddhism.
“If we want peace and justice, it is very important for Buddhists and Muslims to come together because these are two major world religions.”
There is a key moment, says Pema Chödrön, when we make the choice between peace and conflict. In this teaching from her program Practicing Peace, she describes the practice we can do at that very moment to bring peace for ourselves, for others, and for the world. If we want to make peace, with ourselves and with […]
The Dalai Lama and Aung Sang Suu Kyi meet together in Prague, praise Vaclav Havel at human rights conference.
Jack Kornfield talks about the response of Western Buddhist leaders to the ethnic violence incited by Burmese monks and abbots.
Now more than ever, says Thich Nhat Hanh, we need a global ethic of compassion, understanding, and peace. Here’s how Buddhism can help.
From The Under 35 Project, Kelley Clink explains how starting a meditation practice helped her to work with her grief after a family tragedy.