It may seem like an unattainable ideal, but you can start right now as a bodhisattva-in-training. All you need is the aspiration to put others first.
By practicing the famous mind training slogans, you can bring profound Buddhist wisdom into your day-to-day life.
From the swan that Siddhartha nursed as a boy to the fantastical Garuda—Andrea Miller explores the intriguing role that birds play in Buddhist mythology.
Thich Nhat Hanh offers his new translation of the Heart Sutra, which teaches transcendent wisdom, and Norman Fischer offers comment.
Whether you’re part of a full-scale Buddhist center or the humblest of sitting groups, there’s always more you can do to share your energy and practice with others. Brooklyn Zen Center executive director Greg Snyder shares four tips for a deep and helpful relationship with the community around you.
To make diversity real, says Zen teacher angel Kyodo williams, Buddhists must look deep into their own hearts.
Rod Meade Sperry takes us to Brooklyn Zen Center, a model of urban dharma and love in action.
Even as Ello grows and speculation about its chances for success swirl around him, Paul Budnitz still makes time to practice Zen meditation, as he’s done for years.