When we stop feeding our cravings, says Thich Nhat Hanh, we discover that we already have everything we need to be happy.
We review “The Most Important Point: Zen Teachings of Edward Espe Brown” edited by Danny S. Parker.
It takes intensive meditation practice to wear away your habitual patterns and discover the enlightened nature underneath, says Barbara Rhodes.
Karen Maezen Miller on how the domestic practice of ancient Zen masters can lead us to intimate encounters with our own lives.
University courses can help even committed practitioners expand their knowledge of Buddhism’s history and context, says Daijaku Judith Kinst. Academia is making a valuable contribution to the dharma, and vice versa.
Roshi Pat Enkyo O’Hara on how to move past our discomfort and old ideas and make Buddhist communities welcoming to people of all gender identities and sexual orientations.
In The Art of Simple Living, Shunmyo Masuno offers pithy tips on how to increase our feelings of well-being by making some seemingly small changes in how we approach life.
Zen teacher Bonnie Myotai Treace on a place where there are no answers.
Diversity is more than just representation. It’s about really meeting the needs of different communities. Pamela Ayo Yetunde suggests how Buddhism can address the mass incarceration of young black men and its terrible costs.
“Enso village,” in Sonoma County, will have 264 apartments, a meditation hall, and a vegetarian bistro.