When we are alone, says Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, we may begin a love affair with sadness.
A discussion led by Melvin McLeod It’s too bad you can’t hear the tape of this conversation we had with Alice Walker. There is a lot of heart and many powerful ideas in this printed version, but it can’t convey the real depth and caring and calm certainty of Alice Walker. While Sharon and I […]
Buddhist teacher Pema Chödrön and novelist Alice Walker on how tonglen meditation practice opens our heart, expands our vision, and plants the seeds of love in our lives.
Roshi Bernard Glassman discusses his practice of bereavement following the death of his wife and dharma partner, Sensei Sandra Jishu Holmes.
When we take the precepts of a Bodhisattva, with every one we say, “I Vow.” What does this mean?
In a poor country devastated by civil war, a guerrilla army is conducting a campaign of death and mutilation. Thousands of those conscripted are children.
Perhaps the most valuable message the Tao Te Ching offers is that when something occurs, it contains within it the seeds of the negative and the positive.
“When my father said, ‘You descend from kings,’ he was reminding us that though we did not have the money of the powerful, we were powerful nonetheless.”
Barry Boyce wants to know: Is America’s dream freedom or a crusade of vindictive reform?
“That which is not present in deep dreamless sleep is not real.” Ken Wilber discusses Emptiness.