In Japan, Jizo Bodhisattva is the “guardian of children who have died.” Zen priest and grief counselor Dojin Sarah Emerson recalls how the Jizo Ceremony helped after the death of her daughter.
Jack Kornfield shares what he feels is the most helpful message Buddhism can offer in the coming decades.
Sylvia Boorstein shows us how, with practice, we can glimpse new ways of relating to loved ones, even when we’re stuck.
Leaving a relationship may seem like an escape or failure, but Trudy Goodman says it can be the best choice for everyone.
A collection of teachings from, profiles on, and conversations with LGBTQ folks in Buddhism.
The way to helpful communication in difficult situations, says Ray Buckner, is by pausing, creating space, and listening to your body and mind.
When looking at someone’s online dating profile, it’s easy to make snap judgments about a person. Here, Yael Shy and Melvin Escobar offer a number of loving-kindness phrases for potential matches.
In our March 2019 issue, Lindsay Kyte explored the dharma of dating as she followed her friend Alicia navigating the wacky world of online dating. Now, in part two, we continue to follow the journey as Alicia navigates meeting her matches face-to-face.
Mushim Patricia Ikeda teaches us how to generate loving-kindness and good will as an antidote to hatred and fear.
Buddhist teacher Susan Piver shares her advice for entering the online dating world.