This basic mindfulness meditation from Zen teacher James Ishmael Ford offers a great practice to start your day.
The practice of mindful walking, says Thich Nhat Hanh, is a profound and pleasurable way to deepen our connection with our body and the earth.
A peaceful mind begins, says James Ishmael Ford, when you sit down, shut up, and pay attention.
We suffer, according to Buddhism, simply because we misunderstand the nature of reality. Sylvia Boorstein on developing insight into how things really are.
Natalie Goldberg was awfully sick yet she was happy. Happiness is available to everyone, she realized, but we can find it only when we’re still.
The idea of spiritual progress is pretty suspect. After all, isn’t it a journey without goal? But there are some ways we can tell if practice is working.
A poem written by Tanya Davis following the tragic death of Raymond Taavel, a prominent LGBT activist and much-loved staff at Shambhala Sun.
From the July 2012 issue, Barry Boyce’s Mindful Society column profiles Susan Bauer-Wu, who uses mindful diagnosis in her medical practice.
We all want to be loved, yes, but our most heartfelt wish is to love, deeply and universally. If this seems like an unreachable ideal, says Thanissaro Bhikkhu, the place to start—and often the most skillful response—is the simple attitude of goodwill.
Brief summaries of Buddhist books from the July 2012 issue of Lion’s Roar.