Buddhism

Anger is capable of pointing us back to love. It arises as a result of an offense to what we love. If we can use anger to reconnect to love, then that anger—the response that we have to injustice, pain, and suffering in the world—can be a...

Omega: You’ve said, “The heart that hurts is the very same heart that heals.” How do we build a bridge from personal to collective healing, and apply inner gentleness to systems and structures that ...

Join Pema Chödrön and Tim Olmsted from the comfort of your own home for an online retreat experience.

The Buddha taught that the mind is wild and the human experience is full of unpredictability and paradox, joys and sorrows,...

Omega: What motivated you to begin meditating?

Tara: There were two reasons. First, I had the sense I needed to improve myself. I thought meditation would diminish the parts of me I...

There is no doubt in my mind that Buddhism is a religion. It has rituals, traditions, schools, and hierarchical structures. However, Buddhist philosophy, in its purest form, is just a set of principles to help you become awake to the...

Chronic stress has a major impact on our health, contributing to conditions like anxiety, insomnia, obesity, weakened immune system, heart disease, and more. We asked three Omega teachers for their best tips for recognizing and managing stress....

“The Buddha said many times that just as the great oceans have but one taste, so do all the true teachings of the dharma: the taste of freedom.”—Jack Kornfield

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Nawang Khechog was ordained a Tibetan Buddhist monk at age 13, and later became a hermit meditator personally sponsored and guided by His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

Living and...

Meditation for Beginners provides a survey of meditation techniques to start the beginner and refresh the experienced meditator.

Spiritual traditions throughout the ages have...

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