Sometimes when I teach I feel like I’m pretending to be someone I’m not because I see where I fail to live up to these precious teachings. I begin to doubt.
The teachers are asked how a meditator deals with episodes of depression.
Three teachers respond to the question: How would you counsel someone who is considering getting an abortion?
Blanche Hartman explains one of the Buddha’s most significant teachings—impermanence—and discusses how it can bring great happiness.
Zenkei Blanche Hartman reflects on “The Great Matter” that has driven and sustained her.
The teachers are asked whether nonviolence necessarily means a passive or non-reactive approach.
The teachers are asked “How do I know if I’m having a moment of realization or if I’m just deluding myself (still in ego)?”
I am relatively new to Buddhism and I’ve been struggling with the balance between study and practice. Is there an ideal balance between the two?
The teachers are asked if it is every okay to distance yourself from manipulative and harmful people.
The teachers are asked “How do we retain passion while accepting all of life with equanimity?”