“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.
Pema Chödrön teaches us Tonglen, “sending and taking,” an ancient Buddhist practice to awaken compassion.
The Dalai Lama explains how the Buddhist teachings of mindfulness and compassion lead inevitably to feelings of self-confidence and kindness.
An introduction to the life and teachings of the Dalai Lama, teacher, educator, science enthusiast, and political leader.
Life is busy. Here’s a selection of quick meditations to work with emotional distress and foster mindfulness when time is scarce.