Contemplative practice, says Andy Karr, is a good way to analyze whether things are as solid, separate, and lasting as we think they are.
Does awareness suffer? How we can meet our pain with openness, strength, and clarity, and our relationship to it is transformed.
Sudden awakening can come gradually, almost imperceptibly, or in a sudden, life-altering flash. When will it happen to you and what—donkey, broom, or morning star—will trigger it?
Review of “Train Your Mind, Change Your Brain” by Sharon Begle.
Reviews of books from July 2007.
Angela Pressburger reviews movies from July 2007.
Mindfulness/awareness was the meditation the Buddha practiced and taught—it was his basic prescription for human suffering.
The key to the treasure of unconditional compassion, says Aura Glaser, is the three-step practice of equanimity.
The tantric path of Buddhism is complex and arduous, but its surprising culmination is the practice of spaciousness, ease, and simplicity.
The Tibetan teacher Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche offers instruction on key verses from one of the Mahamudra’s seminal texts.