According to Buddhism, people are made of five aggregates, or “heaps.” These are known in Sanskrit as the skandhas.
Jules Shuzen Harris teaches Zazen, the meditation practice at the heart of Zen Buddhism.
You can’t stop people from being angry at you, advises Insight Meditation teacher Gina Sharpe, but you can change how it makes you feel.
Wounded by her work with abused children, pediatrician and Zen teacher Jan Chozen Bays found healing in a special ceremony invoking Jizo Bodhisattva.
Shine the light inward. Body and mind will drop away. A meditation instruction from Eihei Dogen, one of Buddhism’s greatest teachers.
Original sin vs. original goodness: Mahayana Buddhism offers a more hopeful view of human nature. Zen teacher Melissa Myozen Blacker reveals how nondual practice frees us from our temporary obscurations and reveals our true, awakened nature.
Pot use is having its moment, finding new acceptance across America. So why, after a long love affair with weed, has this Buddhist kicked it to the curb?
There may be no good or evil in absolute reality says Norman Fischer, but in the relative world there certainly is.
What is Pure Land? Jeff Wilson answers.
Forty years after his first sesshin, actor and writer Peter Coyote finally gets the point of Zen.