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.
Jack Kornfield on beginning this time-honored, heart-opening practice.
Lama Tsulrtim Allione explains how the Buddhist practice of chöd — offering ones 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.
For December, we’re celebrating compassion on Lion’s Roar and in Shambhala Sun. Here, Norman Fischer says giving is the Buddha way.
His son has been cancer free for six years now, but for James Hanmer the meaning of Frosty the Snowman has changed forever.
Insight. Loving-kindness. Cultivating what’s wholesome. And making them real in our lives every day. These are what make us free, say Insight Meditation teachers Jack Kornfield and Joseph Goldstein, in a conversation at California’s Spirit Rock Meditation Center, moderated by Michelle Latvala.
With just seventeen syllables, the essence of haiku is what isn’t said. Mary Rose O’Reilley on reciting Basho to the Northern forest.