When we’re bored, we’re uncomfortable with our basic state of being. That’s kind of scary, says Josh Korda. He dares us to look directly into our boredom.
Anushka Fernandopulle on how mindfulness reduces the suffering caused by our collective sense of separation.
The Buddhist teachings on the jhana states contain a secret about where positive emotions really come from. Allen Weiss explains.
Diversity is more than just representation. It’s about really meeting the needs of different communities. Pamela Ayo Yetunde suggests how Buddhism can address the mass incarceration of young black men and its terrible costs.
DaRa Williams, Devin Berry, Noliwe Alexander, and Rosetta Saunders share what they feels is the most helpful message Buddhism can offer in coming decades.
Jack Kornfield shares what he feels is the most helpful message Buddhism can offer in the coming decades.
Sharon Salzberg, Judith Simmer-Brown, John Tarrant, and the Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche offer new perspectives on how to think about and engage with our emotional lives.
Burmese monk Mahasi Sayadaw helped revolutionize Buddhism. He was a respected scholar, teacher, and meditation master.
Arinna Weisman and Jean Smith shed light on a common yet often misunderstood meditative practice, via simple-to-follow instructions.
When we think of love, we have ideas that are purely personal and, on the whole, quite fanciful. They are based in general on our desire to be loved, from which we expect fulfillment.