In the wake of 9/11, Norman Fischer wrote this essay about bearing witness to tragedy. His message remains relevant in all times of trouble.
Harold Ramis created an underground Buddhist classic with Groundhog Day. After a chance meeting, Perry Garfinkel ventures to find out what makes him tick.
In his seminal teaching on the four foundations of mindfulness, the late Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche explained how to practice mindfulness of mind.
Flesh. Sex. Desire. It’s not the only holy trinity, but it’s my favorite one.
About a Poem: David Rome analyzes William Stafford’s poem, “Like a Little Stone”.
Brief summaries of Buddhist books from the July 2009 issue of Lion’s Roar magazine.
“We’re at the beginning of the development of a major new academic field”, says Professor Harold Roth about Contemplative Studies.
Four yoga teachers each offer an asana to help you prepare your body and mind for sitting meditation.
When age and dementia undo her friend Julia, Elizabeth Brownrigg discovers that true compassion sometimes means setting boundaries.
The root of the problem, says Rita Gross, is our theistic expectation of the spiritual teacher. She wants female teachers with real authority.