“How did we get here?” asks Christopher Ford, the former Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation, following Wednesday’s attack on the Capitol.
To change the world, says Jan Willis, we need hope. And hope grows from nonviolent actions, no matter how small.
Peace will only become a reality when world leaders come to negotiations with the ability to hear the suffering at the root of all conflicts.
Constance Kassor explains why patience isn’t a passive tolerance of harm. Instead, patience requires a recognition of the deep interconnectedness of the world and an active engagement with it.
Buddhist leaders, teachers, and thinkers respond to the 2020 U.S. presidential election.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama congratulated U.S. President-elect Joe Biden in a letter Sunday.
Sean Feit Oakes offers a post-election reminder to us all.
Awaiting the results of the 2020 U.S. presidential election, Chenxing Han turns to the prose of Japanese poet and Buddhist monk Kamo-no-Chomei, and ponders his same questions, 800 years later.
If you find all the bad news overwhelming, Buddhist teacher Judy Lief has some meditations to help you relieve your anxiety.
Right speech, right action, right livelihood, compassion—tending to society is part of the Buddha’s path of awakening. A commentary by Jack Kornfield.