Playwright Eve Ensler’s book The Apology, written in her father’s voice, tells the story of the terrible abuse she suffered growing up. She talks to Andrea Miller about why it’s healing to tell the true story of your trauma.
Peggy Rowe Ward and Larry Ward on how to give yourself the love and compassion you deserve. And send some of that love to the wounded child inside you. They need it.
The Democratic primary contender is the leading proponent of mindfulness in American politics. He talked to Lion’s Roar editor-in-chief Melvin McLeod about how to address the trauma the heart of America.
DaRa Williams, Devin Berry, Noliwe Alexander, and Rosetta Saunders share what they feels is the most helpful message Buddhism can offer in coming decades.
In moments of shock we might find that we are suddenly free of our habitual ways of perceiving. These are moments when we might readily tap into our inherent goodness.
“Early in my Zen practice I could not sit still in meditation, as I was besieged with involuntary movements,” says Edward Espe Brown.
Decades later, Judy Panko Reis sees that out of even the darkest violence a new life of service and transformation can emerge.
Father of Sandy Hook shooting victim asks Thich Nhat Hanh how to prevent such tragedies in the future.
The next book Zen teacher and social activist Peter Matthiessen draws from his experiences meditating and Bearing Witness at Auschwitz.
A retrial is underway for Jonathan Doody, who was convicted of the 1991 massacre at the Wat Promkunaram Buddhist Temple in Waddell, AZ.