Jack Kornfield on beginning this time-honored, heart-opening practice.
His son has been cancer free for six years now, but for James Hanmer the meaning of Frosty the Snowman has changed forever.
For December, we’re celebrating compassion on Lion’s Roar and in Shambhala Sun. Here, Norman Fischer says giving is the Buddha way.
Tis always the season for giving. Six Buddhist teachers on why generosity is the starting place of all the virtues.
For December, Lion’s Roar features teachings on a powerful practice: compassion. Here, Gina Sharpe offers a short introduction to generosity, explaining how it can be the beginning of the end of suffering.
Lama Tsulrtim Allione explains how the Buddhist practice of chöd — offering one’s own body to demons — can help us overcome ego.
disillusionment is the starting place of the spiritual path, say Anyen Rinpoche and Allison Choying Zangmo. They offer a Buddhist take on genuineness.
Judy Lief looks at why generosity is the starting place for virtue.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center. Photo by Walt Opie.In 1975, three young Americans who had recently returned from years of meditation and study in Asia embarked on an experiment. Starting with the strict Vipassana meditation in which they were trained, Jack Kornfield, Joseph Goldstein, and Sharon Salzberg would teach dharma in the West as a collaboration […]
About a Poem: Genine Lentine analyzes Gabrielle Calvocoressi’s poem, “The Last Time I Saw Amelia”.