Buddhism

The human realm is said to be the realm of passion. Passion is what holds us together; confused passion is what entraps us, and transformed passion is what can liberate us. Although our passion is often tainted by the tendency to grasp or possess...

Being in love is our natural state. The real question we should be asking is: Why aren’t we in love all the time? What is it that keeps this most precious inheritance away? How can we reclaim it for our own and return to the intrinsic...

In his teachings on compassion, the Buddha encouraged us to develop “a mind so filled with love it resembles space.” Can you picture your mind being as limitless, unconstrained, free, and open as space? Spaciousness of mind and heart is a...

For the first 10 years of my work as a psychiatrist, I did not think much about trauma. I was in my 30s, and many of the people I worked with were not much older than I was.

In the first flush of my marriage, most of my efforts were...

A leading exponent of teachings on meditation and how they apply to everyday life, Pema Chödrön offers an analogy of how we wish the world would change so we don’t suffer—rather than changing the way we perceive and experience the world.

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

Spiritual traditions throughout the ages have recommended meditation as a core practice and a path toward...

Kyudo, or the Way of the Bow, is the Japanese martial art of archery. Drawing from the philosopies of bushido—the Way of the Warrior—and the practices of Zen, it is a moving meditation and a way to live the teachings of Zen in our daily life. ...

The Buddha showed us how to move from suffering to complete awakening. The result of this awakening, the fruition of the path, is represented by the Bodhisattva—one who pauses on the last step of the journey to...

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The basic teachings and practices of Buddhism can enrich your life—even if you don’t think of yourself as a Buddhist.

Learn what Buddhism has to say about living a wise and awakened...

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