There is no greater gift than to be grateful for our lives, says the late Zen teacher Blanche Hartman, and gratitude leads naturally to generosity, because we want to share this gift with others.
Looking for a late-night snack, the young Martin Luther King, Jr., discovers instead the truth of interdependence. A short story by Charles Johnson.
Irshad Manji, Karma Lekshe Tsomo, and Patricia Wittberg discuss the struggles of women in three of the world’s major religions.
Barry Boyce reminisces on a September 11th tribute played at a Jazz club by Toshiko Akiyoshi.
Arthur Braverman returns to the park where Sodo Yokoyama, “the Leaf-flute Zen Master,” sat and led a classical Zen life in the midst of Japan’s stress.
The role of American Buddhist women is unprecedented and may change Buddhism forever.
(Photo: Nicholas Sugden)
The Ancient Buddhist tale of the Seven Wise Sisters has Zen Teacher Bonnie Myotai Treace thinking about the koan of gender.
Mariana Caplan’s moving memoir of her mother’s death, a rare account of death looked straight in the face and a powerful lesson in the pain of holding on.