Toni Bernhard sheds light on how easily we attach to ideas of ourselves, when these are really nothing more than just that: ideas.
Meredith Arena on what it feels like to be embodied and alone.
Alex Tzelnic explores the many manifestations of the self in this latest piece from The Under 35 Project.
They say that wherever you go, there you are. But as Anne Cushman discovers in Spain, it’s true that travel gives you a fresh take on self.
Andrew Olendzki reviews “The Self Illusion: How the Social Brain Creates Identity” by Bruce Hood.
From The Under 35 Project: Jennifer Horton discovered Buddhism a little less than a year ago, and her world hasn’t been the same since.
Thoughts can make meditation a challenge. Shyalpa Tenzin Rinpoche tells us how we can experience thoughts as freedom, not imprisonment.
An excerpt from “Fearless Simplicity,” by Tsokyni Rinpoche, from In the Face of Fear: Buddhist Wisdom for Challenging Times.
David Loy says many social problems are rooted in a deluded sense of collective self and that greed, ill will, and delusion are often institutionalized.
While insight into the truth of no-self, is an important step, says the Dalai Lama, it doesn’t go far enough.