Remembering her beloved childhood pet, Andrea Miller ponders one of Zen’s most famous questions.
Anushka Fernandopulle, Ven. Thubten Chodron, and Kaira Jewel Lingo discuss the real meaning of “happiness” in Buddhism.
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.
Karen Maezen Miller gives her New Years well wishes.
“What if our deluded minds aren’t a barrier to enlightenment at all?,” asks Zenju Earthlyn Manuel. “What if they are the very path to it?”
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.
Zen master Dogen wrote that someone working to benefit others should maintain three minds: magnanimous mind, parental mind, and joyful mind.
When Grace Schireson gets it all wrong with her socks, she learns what’s more important than the rules.
Kenley Neufeld offers three ways we can rethink community and fulfill Thich Nhat Hanh’s aspiration for the Buddhist community.
It’s such a simple practice, but it can transform your life. The great meditation master Thich Nhat Hanh teaches five mindfulness exercises to help you live with happiness and joy.