Reginald A. Ray examines the doctrine of karma, one of the most important yet most misunderstood of all Buddhist teachings.
“Angles and curves – they are the building blocks of much of our perception, the structure that remains when the content is stripped out.”
Too cold to work out? Sure, but you can still do your body and mind plenty of good — while also making a real difference to others.
Margaret Wheatley discusses how to heal in the months following the tragedy of September 11, 2001.
Tibetan Lama Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche’s advice to Western practitioners.
Robert Hirshfield on Toni Packer’s no-trappings approach to Zen.
When we study the Buddhist dharma, we are not supposed to blindly accept what we are told. Instead, we should study our experience. It’s not easy to believe the truth, even if we have heard it many times, even if we want to believe it. We have to look at our own experience and discover […]
“I screamed bloody murder and fell to the floor,” says Barry Boyce. “It would be weeks before I could walk again. I became a patient.”
“Balancing poses generate bravery and confidence, and help you get to know which way the wind blows in your mind.”
While Westerners tend to view it as superstition or symbolism, Reginald Ray argues that spiritual ritual is at the very heart of tantric Buddhist practice.