A central truth in Buddhism is anatta — no separate self — which can be misconstrued as nonexistence, but is
The difference between tribe and tribalism, and why it matters.
Are you ignoring your insights? This dharma post helps you recognize them and appreciate their value in your life.
Whatever is going on in your life right now, if you really pay attention, you will see that it is
In the last few posts of my dharma talks we have been looking at the Brahma-viharas, spacious mind-states where we
One of the Buddha’s most handy-dandy teachings is called the Noble Eightfold Path. It’s a practical tool for sorting out
When I first arrived at Spirit Rock Meditation Center in the early 1990’s, it felt like a homecoming. Home to
For eight weeks we have been exploring the Buddha’s Wise Eightfold Path in order to incorporate it into our lives
The qualities we have been exploring are not alien to us. They are intrinsic to our nature. To the degree
Anna Douglas, co-founder of Spirit Rock Meditation Center and my dear teacher Pema Chodron says, ‘Move toward difficulty.’ My teacher