Notes Along the Way

An intimate conversation with the author of Miracle of Love and Be Here Now. Ram Dass shares his current adventures, including his work with the dying, his relationship with his...

The F-Word Reconsidering Faith

Buddhist teacher Namgyel points out that “everything leans.” She frames this statement with the reminder, “[W]e live in a world where ‘it all depends’ and everything is...

Over the Edge

What would lead a person to choose to live alone for a year on a small, remote island on the coast of southern Chile? What is it like to truly notice how, as humans, we are...

Towards A New World Culture: The Synthesis Dialogues: Part 3

In the fall of 1999, forty innovative thinkers from around the world gathered together with H.H. the Dalai Lama of Tibet at his home in Dharamsala, northern India, for a special...

Awake-ism: The Heartmind of Buddhism

“Awake-ism,” in Buddhist teacher Nichtern’s view, means to be aware, open, and compassionate. He looks at Buddhist thought as a useful psychological, philosophical, and...

Dharma Wisdom

One of the most respected teachers in Tibetan Buddhism, the late Venerable Kalu Rinpoche speaks to the relevance of Buddhist principles in modern contemporary life. His...

The Gateless Gate Sacred Writings of Zen Buddhism

Several schools of Zen developed in China in the 9th century. The Rinzai (Chinese, Lin-chi) sect of Zen was introduced to Japan by the Chinese priest Ensai in 1191. Rinzai...

The Early Teachings of the Buddha with Sarah Shaw

This lecture series looks at several texts in the Pali Canon from the Dīgha Nikāya, the “collection of long discourses”. Sarah explores the Buddha’s teachings on subjects...

Munindra: A Teacher's Teacher

Mirka Knaster wrote Living This Life Fully: Stories and Teachings of Munindra, in collaboration with Robert Pryor. She interviewed some 200 people around the world, including such...

Spiritual Practice As A Continuous Flow of Discovery

Retreat Master Elizabeth Mattis-Namgyel says that the value of meditation practice has to do with how you actually digest the experience. She describes keeping the mind liberated...

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