The 12 Laws Of Karma: What Are They & Why Do...

If you've ever heard the expressions, "What goes around comes around," or "You reap what you sow," you already know a little something about...

What “No Self” Really Means

The journey of awakening, says Buddhist teacher Gaylon Ferguson, begins by examining our usual beliefs about who we are. Because maybe we’ve got it...

Transforming Self-Comparison

Eda Ocak reflects on how meditation practice and the Buddha’s message of no-self transformed her habit of self-comparison. When I attended my first long meditation...

Is yoga a religion?

Many people take up yoga to boost their flexibility, but is yoga a religion? Watch a yoga class and chances are by the end of...

20 Zen Quotes to Help You Feel More Peaceful

The philosophy of Zen Buddhism is that messages can be transmitted easily to people on the path to spiritual awakening. It doesn’t matter which...

Discover the Joy of Doing Nothing

Zen teacher Pat Enkyo O’Hara teaches us the practice of Shikantaza. Doing nothing but sitting and breathing, we rest in flowing awareness beyond the...

5 Different Forms of Spiritual Ascension: Which Have You Experienced?

For the first time in history, we have access to a mammoth and unprecedented amount of information. While this freedom to learn brings countless opportunities...

Family Karma — What Is It And How To Decode Yours?

Karma seems to be another trending word these days. While we all carry our personal Karma, we are also part of our Family Karma....

Your Favorite Meditation of the Year

Tonglen meditation, or “sending and taking,” is an ancient Buddhist practice to awaken compassion. With each in-breath, we take in others’ pain. With each...

The Ultimate Healing

The Buddha’s analysis of how to free ourselves from suffering is profound, universal, and eternal, says Melvin McLeod. The post The Ultimate Healing appeared first...