The nagging, negative voice of self-judgement, says Christina Feldman, is a powerful affliction best met with courage, kindness, and understanding.
Brief summaries of Buddhist books from September 2009 issue of Lion’s Roar magazine.
Andrea Miller interviews Simon Critchley, philosophy professor at the New School and author of The Book of Dead Philosophers.
Pico Iyer on a haiku by Kobayashi Issa.
Yoga and meditation help Pippin Ross escape the hell of America’s oldest prison for women.
Editiorial introduction to the September 2009 issue of Lion’s Roar magazine by Melvin McLeod, Editor in Chief of Lion’s Roar.
At her weekly meditation class, Sylvia Boorstein finds that sharing stories of those we love and worry about leaves her feeling kinder and more connected.
Even a zendo enforcer, says Shozan Jack Haubner, finds his practice put to the test when trouble sneaks up from behind.
Pema Chödrön on four ways that meditation helps us deal with difficulty.
If we use them as opportunities to work with our mind, all our mistakes, confusion, and difficulties become an unerring path of awakening.