Four teachers compare breath practices in yoga and three schools of Buddhism—Theravada, Zen, and Tibetan Buddhism.
“There are no human enemies,” says Sylvia Boorstein, “only confused people needing help.”
Author and Zen teacher Ezra Bayda say our Buddhist practice involves cultivating awareness of our addictions to comfort, self-judgement, thoughts, identities, and fears.
“As we learn to abide peacefully,” says Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, “we become familiar with a healthy sense of self. Like the Buddha, we become strong, caring, clear-minded individuals in harmony with ourselves and our environment.”
Traveling the breath, Zen priest and yoga teacher Edward Espe Brown has found himself in some unexpected places.
Yoga and meditation are ultimately about turning our eyes away from the airbrushed images of the outside world and looking deep within our own hearts.
Tara Bray sets out to uncover the origin and meaning of savasana – corpse pose – and meditates on her life as a young girl who lost her mother too early.
Thich Nhat Hanh, who originated Engaged Buddhism, in an interview with John Malkin.
Four experts, Stephen Cope, Victoria Austin, Richard Freeman, Jill Satterfield, on combining yoga and Buddhism.
What emails make up for in speed, they lose in sensuality. Barry Boyce on the lost art of letter writing.