The more carefree you are from deep within, the better your dharma practice is.
In this personal story of waking up on the spot, Joan Halifax recalls a lesson that won’t be forgotten.
These days, if an aversive reaction starts to form in my mind, I think to myself, “Wait! Don’t disturb the peace!”
The eight worldly concerns classify the attachments and aversions that yoke us to samsara—the four hopes and four fears, which we cycle through endlessly.
They say that fences make good neighbors, but in this story of waking up on the spot, Kate Wheeler learns that some barriers should just come down.
In April, we asked our readers, “When someone asks you why you’re a Buddhist, what’s your 30-second answer?”
I’m confused about all the different terms for meditation, like shamatha, vipassana, zazen, mindfulness, calm abiding, insight, just sitting. What’s what?
Wake Up in Every Moment: Guidance and tools to help you enjoy the benefits of Buddhist meditation all day long.
The subject of Buddhist ethics usually brings up negative reactions, but Ethan Nichtern proposes a better way forward.