In too many Buddhist communities, women have not been believed when revealing harm caused by men. Bhikkhu Sujato looks to the Vinaya and finds another approach.
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.
Arisika Razak shares her reflections on trauma, oppression, and healing the wounds of racism.
For many of us, healing from trauma is the most important journey we can take in life. Psychologist and Buddhist teacher Tara Brach tells the inspiring story of her client Rosalie, and how she started to heal the wounds in her mind, body, and heart. *Trigger warning: The abuse Rosalie suffered is described graphically in […]
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.
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.