The road to happiness, says Sharon Salzberg, is paved with kindness.
Geshe Tenzin Wangyal tells us how to turn our daily challenges into meditation practice. Illustrations of the six Tibetan Realms of Rebirth by Steve Heynen.
Eva Wong explains kanyu, the Taoist philosophy of external and internal harmony that is the basis of feng shui, energetic principles that govern nature.
Desire is the creative force that propels our existence, says Anne Waldman, and the dance of opposites is transcendent play.
We may not be generals, presidents or CEO’s, but The Art of War teaches us the profound art of “taking whole,” the victory that everyone shares in.
During a yearlong trip to Japan, Karin Muller encounters an elderly judo master who gives her a blunt lesson on the correct orientation of heart and mind.
In measuring and prescribing human skills for a good life, lasting happiness requires that we carefully weigh the consequences of our actions.
Gretel Ehlich describes how life in the high mountains of Wyoming followed its necessary course on the day the London transit system was bombed.
When a debilitating illness forces him to give up the home he built, Lin Jensen realizes he must let go of his ideas about who he is and what he can do.
“To give oneself over to the objective business of writing,” says Pico Iyer, “is to see how subjective the whole business of the self and writing is.”