Sarah Jacoby examines how even though mothering has been held up in Buddhist teachings as a model of compassion, actual mothering has never gotten much respect.
Make your vow to help others real with this meditation teaching from Pema Chödrön.
According to Pema Chödrön, love and compassion are like the weak spots in the walls of ego.
Shamatha meditation is the foundation of Buddhist practice. Lama Rod Owens teaches us a version from the Vajrayana tradition.
The teachings on lojong, are an invaluable aid to practitioners. They show us how the wisdom and skillful means of the Mahayana can actually be put to use.
When we look deeply into emptiness, says Phil Stanley, we find everything and nothing.
In this teaching, Thubten Chodron comments on a prayer to the buddha Tara to protect us from the eight dangers.
Pema Chödrön offers a bodhicitta practice for generating love and compassion for all human beings.
In Vajrayana, the fast track to awakening is to look directly at your own mind and discover its true nature. Tsoknyi Rinpoche shows us how.
Tsoknyi Rinpoche talks about how the most important thing in spiritual practice is motivation and the wish to free all beings from suffering.