Heaven is nowhere else but right here on this earth, when we live with friendliness, compassion, joy, and equanimity.
So much of our suffering—as individuals and as a society—is caused by fear. In fact, according to Buddhism, fear is at the very root of ego and samsara.
Ruth L. Ozeki’s touching memoir is also a profound meditation on love, stories, and the difference between losing and letting go.
Review of After the Baby Boomers: How Twenty- and Thirty-Somethings Are Shaping the Future of American Religion by Robert Wuthnow.
Review of books from January 2008.
Yee offers his thoughts on the power of yoga to bring us back to what’s truly important in our lives and to transform both body and mind.
“Life is so difficult, how can we be anything but kind”—it was these words that inspired Sylvia Boorstein to follow the Buddhist path.
Photographer Lynn Davis’ contemplative approach uniquely captures the power, mystery, and sacredness of the world’s ancient monuments.
Charles Johnson imagines in this short story the very moment Siddhartha became the Buddha.