“It’s an essential truth about life itself: suffering of one kind or another is a natural part of existence. Knowing this truth gives our lives wholeness and peace, as it frees us from the exhausting postures of pretense and denial.”
Sharon Salzberg explains how to practice basic breath meditation.
10 Buddhist books everyone should have, as selected by the editors of Lion’s Roar.
The road to happiness, says Sharon Salzberg, is paved with kindness.
We call people who harm us enemies, but is that who they really are? When we see the person behind the label, say Buddhist teachers Sharon Salzberg and Robert Thurman, everyone benefits.
Leading Buddhist teacher Sharon Salzberg talks to Lion’s Roar’s Andrea Miller about how to care for ourselves, for others — and for the future. Because we’re in it for the long haul.
A teaching by Sharon Salzberg on the interconnectedness of all things.
We have the illusion that multitasking makes us more efficient, but it only makes us unhappy, says Sharon Salzberg.
When we overlook the strangers among us, we miss the chance to connect to people as they are, free of the usual ways we judge them.
Sharon Salzberg reflects on the selflessness of everyday caregivers, and encouraging a balance of compassion and equanimity.