From the beginning, Norman Fischer never had much use for Zen teachers—and he still doesn’t. But after years of being one himself, he has a fuller appreciation of the role a teacher plays.
Zen teacher Norman Fischer applies five mind-training slogans to anger and other emotions.
Using the traditional metaphor of the poison tree, Judy Lief teaches us four Buddhist techniques to work with our anger
When life is tough, this ancient set of Buddhist slogans can offer six powerful techniques to transform obstacles into awakening and benefit.
It’s less than we think. It’s far more than we know. It’s who we are but it’s not. Contemplate the deeper reality of the body.
For the independent practitioner, there is no clear roadmap to practice. The sheer volume of material to study can be overwhelming. It’s probably best to begin at the beginning—with yourself.
It goes a lot deeper than how many times a day you check your phone. According to Buddhist teacher Judy Lief, distraction is the very foundation of ego.
Zen teacher Norman Fischer extols the beauty and benefit of spiritual friendship on the Buddhist path.
There may be no good or evil in absolute reality says Norman Fischer, but in the relative world there certainly is.
Norman Fischer explains why it’s suffering that gives us the incentive, vision, and strength to transform our lives.