The true Buddha isn’t limited to the body or mind of a particular person who lived long ago. He is present today, says Jack Kornfield, in teachers pointing the way to a timeless freedom.
Whether we’re in a pristine rainforest or our own backyard, says Mark Coleman, nature is always available to deepen our mindfulness.
It was a 14-billion year journey from simple hydrogen to Mahatma Gandhi. David Loy asks: Is evolution the universe waking up to itself?
The location of the gate — the forms of meditation — is fixed and known, but what will happen there can never be known ahead of time. Joan Sutherland on the place where form and formlessness meet.
“No, Mama, no! I going draw on the couch!” When “Burmese Lessons” author Karen Connelly loses her cool in a battle of wills with her three-year-old, she learns valuable lessons about mindful parenting.
Jack Kornfield’s brilliant synthesis of deep Buddhist practice and modern psychological insight has made him one of the most influential spiritual teachers of our time.
Barry Boyce profiles Jesse Jacobs, whose tea lounges in San Francisco try to help customers disconnect from online stress.
Psychologist Paul Ekman reveals Charles Darwin’s real view of compassion—and it’s not what you might think.
Lin Jensen opens his heart to a schoolyard bully and learns that there isn’t much hope for any of us when some of us are left out.
Taking her newborn to an assisted living facility, Misha Becker discovers the mysterious kinship between the very old and the very young.