How do we make offerings to Buddha? First we find Buddha everywhere, says Kokyo Henkel — and then we offer everything.
When we stop feeding our cravings, says Thich Nhat Hanh, we discover that we already have everything we need to be happy.
Thich Nhat Hanh offers a short teaching on perception and the value of remaining calm.
Francesca Fremantle on sight, sound, touch, and other sensory miracles that occur when we cleanse our perceptions of grasping and attachment.
Diane Ackerman, best-selling author of A Natural History of the Senses, offers a series of meditations on dawn and decay, koans and creation.
A panel discussion with Phillip Moffitt, Cyndi Lee, Geshe Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche and Reggie Ray. Introduction by Anne Carolyn Klein.
For the meditator who sees things as they really are, explains the late Mahasi Sayadaw, there is no “I” or “being”—only mental and physical phenomena coming together in the present moment.
“My heart riffs through a repertory of responses before I can think,” says Sylvia Boorstein. But she doesn’t mind—she’s glad to have a responsive heart.
David Swick on the ups and downs and ups of his first Goenka vipassana meditation course.