Interested in beginning a meditation practice but don’t know where to begin? You have a mind, body, thoughts, and a natural bent toward awakening. helpful guidelines for the path ahead of you.
“The essence of our practice can be described as transforming suffering into happiness,” says Thich Nhat Hanh.
Larry Yang teaches the basics of a simple practice you can do right now: insight meditation.
Whether you keep your eyes open or closed during meditation depends on your approach.
There will only be justice in America, says Jan Willis, when we see all people as our equals. She offers an ancient Buddhist meditation to help us do that.
Thich Nhat Hanh shares gentle guidance for beginning your meditation practice.
These four truths are called noble because they liberate us from suffering. They are the Buddha’s basic teaching, encapsulating the entire Buddhist path.
Lama Palden Drolma teaches us how to visualize the deity Green Tara, who embodies our own buddhanature.
10 Buddhist books everyone should have, as selected by the editors of Lion’s Roar.
Rod Meade Sperry offers some encouragement for keeping on when your excitement about meditation practice begins to fade.