Today we are pleased to bring to you this excerpt from Smile at Fear: A Retreat with Pema Chodron. We all have fears, but when we look closely at them, we discover that behind each fear resides a basic fear of ourselves. Take the journey with Pema Chodron and discover what is inside of your fear. […]
It is common in both Buddhism and Freudian psychoanalysis to treat desire as if it is the root of all suffering and problems, but psychiatrist Mark Epstein believes this to be a grave misunderstanding.In his controversial defense of desire, he makes clear that it is the key to deepening intimacy with ourselves, each other, and […]
The Yoga of Ordinary Living
Spiritual disciplines often seen remote from the realities of our daily lives. Yet there is a Mahayana Scripture which presents a model of enlightened practice in the midst of urban living, the Vimalakirti Sutra. This teaches a nondualistic wisdom and reconciliation of dichotomies. It challenges ordinariness and reveals systematic and effective ways of tapping […]
Buddhist Theory of Relativity
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