Hilary Smith isn’t keen about Zen, but she does need company. Isolation and depression are the wolves at the door of her mountain cabin.
A cup of tea or coffee is a nice break. Drinking it mindfully is a real break. Joseph Emet teaches us this five-step practice.
Bonnie Myotai Treace reviews The One Taste of Truth: Zen and the Art of Drinking Tea, by William Scott Wilson.
Thich Nhat Hanh is best known as a Buddhist teacher, but his skills as an artist were on display this weekend in Bangkok.
Barry Boyce profiles Jesse Jacobs, whose tea lounges in San Francisco try to help customers disconnect from online stress.
Andrew Schelling calls for baseball’s return to the Zen economy of simple, rough pleasures, to the wabi-sabi spirit of its early years.
At the turn of the millennium, Pico Iyer, the acclaimed author of The Open Road: The Global Journey of the Fourteenth Dalai Lama, had the opportunity to speak at length with His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Here’s your chance to sit in on these intimate conversations, all full of humor, frankness, and poignancy.