What happens after you die? That used to be just a religious question, but science is starting to weigh in. Sam Littlefair looks at the evidence that you’ve lived before.
Daniel Goleman and Richard Davidson tell the story of this revolutionary breakthrough in our understanding of how meditation works.
In a new paper, researchers have proposed a scale for measuring the Buddhist virtues of loving-kindness and compassion.
Buddhist researchers from the University of Hong Kong have published findings that suggest religious chanting can reduce stress.
Our editor-in-chief, Melvin McLeod, talks to evolutionary psychologist and the author of “Why Buddhism Is True,” Robert Wright.
It was a 14-billion year journey from simple hydrogen to Mahatma Gandhi. David Loy asks: Is evolution the universe waking up to itself?
Now more than ever, Buddhists are using scientific tools and scientists are using Buddhist wisdom to uncover truths about the universe.
Researchers at Hong Kong’s Center of Buddhist Studies have published findings that point to a connection between the heart and the mind.
Jane Hirshfield. Photo by Adam Phillips. (Public domain.) The Washington Post today published “On the Fifth Day,” a new “poem about the presidency” authored by Jane Hirshfield. “On the Fifth Day,” according to the Washington Post, will be read by Hirshfield from the stage at the March for Science on April 22. Hirshfield, who has […]
New theories suggest Buddhist teachings on consciousness may be correct, and the implications for science could be huge.