Meditators say their practice fundamentally changes the way they experience life. Michael Baime reports on the neuroscience behind this.
A vomiting child in an airport hotel—it wasn’t the vacation she had in mind. Anne Cushman on the teachings of a trip gone awry.
Stuart Lord, president of Naropa University, on the value of contemplative education.
Barry Boyce reports on a group of far-thinking digital leaders who are using mindfulness to humanize the brave new world they have created.
Line Goguen-Hughes reports on colleges and universities offering contemplative alternatives to conventional forms of study.
The Mind & Life Institute, reports Andrea Miller, explores the intersection between ancient meditative disciplines and modern science.
Teenagers “get” mindfulness; they soak it up and it transforms their lives. Gina Biegel on the best ways to introduce teens to the practice.
Brief summaries of Buddhist books from July 2011.
What does it mean to be a religion without a God? More broadly, what does it mean to live without an exterior savior of any kind?