Entries tagged with “Buddhism”
An Ode to Thich Nhat Hanh
Celebrated writer Ruth Ozeki’s latest novel, The Book of Form and Emptiness, continues her tradition of “enacting the Zen teachings in the world.”
In dealing with a loss, your actions and words, thoughts, breath, diet, and more can all be tailored to a more mindful form of grieving.
Although Western interest in Buddhism has clearly grown in recent decades, with a special interest in practices such as meditation and mindfulness, some people may still dismiss it as either an ancient Asian religion involving arcane rituals or a fad of rock stars and Hollywood actors.
Discover ways to feel more free through Buddhist practices. “We all want freedom but we are not always so sure about what it is or how to attain it.”
Whether it’s your time, talent, joy, or other offerings, giving like a Buddhist is about expressing kindness and compassion.
Mudita is a sympathetic joy for joy: spontaneously and sincerely feeling happy for another’s good fortune.
Protestant minister—and Buddhist meditation teacher—Victor M. Parachin identifies the habits that can lead to wisdom.
Grow spiritually ... with inspiration from a thief? Read on.
The art of “synchronizing yourself to the natural flow of the energy that surrounds you”
Nearly broke and pessimistic about the world, journalist Jane Ganahl heart and mind were opened by one abandoned cat.
A short introduction to the world’s first Buddhist Bible study group.
We had a small group in our local sangha for our discussion last time, but a larger one when it was time for meditation, with a light and dry snow drifting down outside, which is w…
Approaching anger with curiosity and compassion can allow for a powerful purification process.
Commit and enjoy, but resist dwelling or patting yourself on the back. And don’t guru-hop.
An excerpt from The Dalai Lama’s Big Book of Happiness
How easy it is to completely miss the inner wisdom of our ancient wisdom traditions.
Rabbi Rami chats with Roshi Joan Halifax about her spiritual roots and connecting to each other's humanity.
Buddhist and Christian PrayersTina Turner, Dechen Shak-Dagsay and Regula CurtiThe hauntingly beautiful opening “Alleluia” gives way to a Buddhist chant, then blends the spirit of t…
A Fearless HeartHow the Courage to Be Compassionate Can Transform Our LivesBy Thupten Jinpa, PhDHUDSON STREET PRESSCharles Darwin’s ideas have often been used to portray human…