Lama Willa Miller offers both her painful firsthand account of sexual misconduct by a guru and insight for fellow survivors and communities.
The Dalai Lama said that when a teacher commits ethical misconduct and disregards Buddhist ethics, students should make the misconduct public.
When the teacher F’s up, what’s a Buddhist to do? Justin von Bujdoss offers a clarification of the pure view of the tantric Buddhist path.
From the beginning, Norman Fischer never had much use for Zen teachers—and he still doesn’t. But after years of being one himself, he has a fuller appreciation of the role a teacher plays.
David Weinstein remembers his relationship with the late Aitken Roshi.
former Madison police captain Cheri Maples — a Buddhist teacher — was seriously injured when a van struck her bicycle on Thursday.
Rita Gross, a prominent scholar on Buddhism and gender and a senior Buddhist teacher, has died.
You can join Sylvia Boorstein, along with fellow buddhist teachers Tsoknyi Rinpoche and Melissa Myozen Blacker, at the Shambhala Sun‘s community retreat at Omega, Waking Up in Every Moment. Click here for details. Illustration by Michelle Laporte. I was born in 1936 in Brooklyn. Yiddish was the language we spoke at home. My father taught […]
On the Dalai Lama’s 82nd birthday, we look back at a conversation we had with him two decades ago.
A forum on what it means to have a teacher today, how you can make the most of the relationship, and what you can do when it’s not working.