The simple act of stopping, says Pema Chödrön, is the best way to cultivate our good qualities. Here are five ways meditation makes us better people.
A meditation practice to find yourself in the present moment from renowned American Buddhist teacher Pema Chödrön.
In her widowed father’s pale, hopeful face, Ann Nichols saw that everything her mother had fallen for. Why should he be limited to a life without romance?
Our motivation determines our success on the spiritual path, says Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. And the greatest of all is the vow to save all sentient beings.
Our deepest and most beautiful wish is to become a better person. Just follow the wanting itself, says Zen teacher John Tarrant. That is the gate.
Outside there’s a radiant Greek sun, but inside there’s work to do. What happens when Bonnie Friedman opens the shutters?
Andrea Miller talks with artists Miya Ando, Sanford Biggers, and Chrysanne Stathacos about the Buddhist inspiration behind their work.
Victor Chan had a unique opportunity to spend some private time with His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Here’s what he learned that special morning.
About a Poem: Naomi Shihab Nye analyzes Rosemary Catacalos’ poem, “Homesteaders”.
Brief summaries of Buddhist books from the September 2013 issue of Lion’s Roar.