When we are alone, says Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, we may begin a love affair with sadness.
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.
Increasingly, patriarchy is offered as the solution to the crisis black men face. Black women face a culture where everyone wants us to stay in our place.