As owner of a sacred object, we’re obliged to preserve its power for future generations, says art conservator Ann Shaftel.
“Chinese – Seated Guanyin (Kuan-yin) Bodhisattva – Walters 25256 (2)” – Walters Art Museum. Licensed under Public domain via Public domain. In Buddhist iconography, compassion is embodied in the bodhisattva Kuan Yin, who is said to manifest wherever beings need help. Engendering such compassion is not only good for others, says Christina Feldman, it is also […]
Sayadaw U Pandita on how to develop insight: examining our experience closely and precisely in order to understand the true nature of mind and its objects.
Rebirth and karma are the Buddhist beliefs that Westerners find hardest to accept. Yet are they really so foreign to us?
The Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche outlines the Buddha’s teachings, broken down by the three turnings of the wheel of dharma.
“Beware the tendencies that hinder your awareness,” says Gil Fronsdal.
Zen teacher Norman Fischer says that there is joy and freedom in realizing that we and our world are as passing—and beautiful—as falling snowflakes.