Three well-known teachers and practitioners of yoga and Buddhist meditation discusses the benefits and pitfalls of bringing both to your mat.
Modern psychology encourages us to have a healthy sense of self, but Buddhism teaches that the self doesn’t even exist. Barry Magid says there’s no conflict.
Buddhist teacher and psychoanalyst Pilar Jennings looks at the psychological pitfalls teachers and students can fall into.
David Michie teaches us a healing meditation to purify karma and cultivate well-being.
As long as we don’t burn out and give up, we really can change the world. Mushim Patricia Ikeda on self-care for activists.
Floating in a sensory deprivation tank can be a profound meditative experience, says Ryan N. Fitzpatrick. He explains why Buddhists might find this plunge into darkness illuminating.
It can be hard to do things you know are good for you. In this 2001 instruction from the Lion’s Roar archive, Cyndi Lee offers advice and a sequence of yoga poses for pushing through your own resistance.
Willa Blythe Baker offers suggestions on how to support a survivor of sexual misconduct by a Buddhist teacher.
As a Zen priest and a neurosurgeon, Dr. Patrick Codd investigates the truth of suffering on a daily basis.
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.