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.
A teaching from Norman Fischer to help in these troubled times, as a semblance of peace seems to be returning to Boston.
John Tarrant discovered that not knowing is the best—and maybe the only possible—response to suffering.
“Profound loss can create a sudden, uninvited wake-up call,” says Lisa Wilson. When she received hers, she was gifted with new perspectives.
Sarah Schneider explores how her 12 years of training conspired to override her survival instinct in a fire.