The mind of enlightenment, bodhichitta, is always available, in pain as well as in joy. Pema Chödrön lays out how to cultivate this soft spot of bravery.
When it comes to contemplation practice, all we need is the power of our thoughts, says Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche.
Lawrence Pintak tells the compelling stories of three African-American dharma teachers. He asks them why American Buddhism attracts so few people of color and what can be done about it.
David Swick on the ups and downs and ups of his first Goenka vipassana meditation course.
Barry Boyce visits Niagara Falls.
Have you ever looked closely at your shoes? Take a look at them and you will discover how you move through the world. Most of us tend to lean into the space in front of us. If you live in a big city you may notice that your entire body presses forward just to get […]
“Friends, there is suffering.” These words represent the beginning of the Buddha’s first teaching after his enlightenment.