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Authentic practice is always available to us, but it doesn’t come cheap. Konrad Ryushin Marchaj reminds us what’s really at stake.
Temporary experiences such as flashes of bliss or clarity can be encouraging moments in your practice, says Andrew Holecek, but only if you know how to handle them. If you don’t, beware. They can be traps.
Jack Kornfield, Judy Lief, and Bodhin Kjolhede examine the influence of Western psychology on Buddhism. Introduction by Ajahn Amaro
There are two kinds of refuge, says Mingyur Rinpoche— outer and inner. We take refuge in the outer forms of enlightenment so that we may find the buddha within.
Sooner or later, everyone faces doubts about their progress on the path. But that’s a good thing, says Douglas Phillips, as long as we’re prepared to meet that doubt honestly. The Bahiya Sutta shows us how.
Chinese soldiers, stir-fried scriptures, and Shrek—they’re all part of a provocative new exhibition that’s giving voice to contemporary Tibetan artists. Kay Larson reports.
- Commentary: Respect the Fifth Precept
- Ask the Teachers: Why shouldn’t we make the most of this incredible opportunity to learn from the many Buddhist traditions that have come to the West?
- Let's Talk: Can Buddhists Come Together on Climate Change?
- Reviews: How the Buddha Became St. Josaphat
- Reviews: Milarepa, He Started Like Us
- Book Briefs
- Profile: Women in Buddhism Study Initiative, University of Hamburg
- Journeys: Off the Bridge and Onto the Cushion