Susan Moon on the spiritual journey of Jarvis Jay Masters, a Buddhist practitioner on death row in San Quentin prison.
Jenny Phillips reviews “That Bird Has My Wings: The Autobiography of an Innocent Man on Death Row” by Jarvis Jay Masters, the powerful memoir first published in 2009 and now in the news in 2022 thanks to Oprah Winfrey’s picking of it for her famed book club.
Ezra Bayda shares five simple questions to help us cut though confusion of emotional distress turns our mind into a muddle.
Lama Rod Owens on taking care of your own needs when you don’t see yourself represented in those around you.
Buddhist teacher Judy Lief explains why our awareness of death is the secret of life.
Shenpa is the urge, the hook, that triggers our habitual tendency to close down. We get hooked in that moment of tightening when we reach for relief. To get unhooked we begin by recognizing that moment of unease and learn to relax in that moment.
Lama Tsutrim Allione teaches you an innovative technique, based on the Tibetan Buddhist principles of “Chöd,” to turn your inner demons into friends.
When a car drove over her foot, Carla Beharry felt like her anger would never end. She soon learned that the only way out of suffering is through it.
Peace will only become a reality when world leaders come to negotiations with the ability to hear the suffering at the root of all conflicts.
“When I recognize the pain I feel because of loss,” says Sylvia Boorstein, “I am respectful of its presence and kind to myself.”