I Had Sex Every Day For a Week, and This Is What...

My relationship with sex has slowly evolved over the past 10 or so years. Before that, I just did what someone else wanted regardless...

9 Crystals to Empower Your Yoga Practice

Incorporating crystals and gemstones is a fun and easy way to boost the power of your yoga and meditation practice. Throughout recorded history, crystals...

Endless Lifetimes, Endless Benefit

From the Summer 2005 issue of Buddhadharma, Bethany Saltman talks with Tenzin Palmo about rebirth, merit, and the bodhisattva vow.Venerable Tenzin Palmo is best known as...

A Practice for Cultivating Moment-to-Moment Gratitude

The practice of mindfulness involves paying attention, and noticing whatever arises in your field of awareness, moment to moment. It can be helpful to...

You Are Already Dying

The most profound meditation, says Joan Halifax, is contemplating the certainty of your own death. How many people who will die today even know that...

The Best Yogic Recipes for 2019

Do you eat the same way all year round or adapt what you eat seasonally? According to Ayurveda—traditional Hindu principles designed to help us...

Try a Self-Compassion Break

A sense of interconnectedness is central to self-compassion. It’s recognizing that all humans are flawed works-in-progress, that everyone fails, makes mistakes, and experiences hardship...

Buddhist monk raises awareness about the swastika’s original meaning

Rev. Kenjitsu Nakagaki wants to educate the West about the history of the manji, a counterclockwise swastika that means “good fortune” in Japanese.When Rev....
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5 Signs You’re In a Relationship With An Enlightened Woman

Enlightened women have an air of humble confidence about them; they know what they want, but they won’t trample over others to get it....
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How Too Much Stress Can Actually Shrink Your Brain

Having elevated levels of stress for extended periods of time can do a lot of damage to various parts of the body. Most of...