While scientific methods are useful, says the Dalai Lama, mind should also be studied through rigorous observation of our own subjective experience.
In the midst of great personal pain and confusion, says Sylvia Boorstein, we can be alive to the momentary gaps where our minds change course.
It’s mindfulness versus Megadeth when Ian Prattis visits his art school son. Will hope triumph over heroin?
The Lords of Form, Speech, and Mind – we think they’ll make us happy and secure, but Carolyn Gimian tells us that everything wrong with the world and our lives is their creation.
Barry Boyce reports on the dialogue between cutting-edge science and Buddhism’s 2500-year study of the mind.
Sumi Loundon expects the worst when she and her boyfriend ask his Zen master for permission to marry. But a personal bodhisattva has already intervened.
Is life ruled by cosmic design or cause and effect? Stephen Strauss suggests that some of the answers may be found in our DNA.