Posts for Seeking
2010 June 03
"Buddhist teachings are about suffering and the end of suffering, and Zen Buddhism, in particular, emphasizes sitting still in the midst of your suffering and just letting go," writes Susan Moon. But there are times when "letting go" can feel like an impossible task.
2010 April 26
It has often been pointed out that historically whenever Buddhism has entered a culture, it has not only changed the culture, it has also been changed by it. Lama Surya Das identifies emerging trends of Western Buddhism and offers advice on beginning Dharma practice.
2010 April 14
Sandy Boucher on her life and path in the Dharma as a student of pioneering meditation teacher Ruth Denison.
2010 April 01
Our lives have many facets, reflecting our professional identity, our spiritual beliefs, our roles in our families, our personal hobbies and interests, and so on. How do we choose to blend or merge these often diverse aspects? Psychology professor and researcher Al Kaszniak shares his own story.
2010 March 29
The threads of wisdom and compassion can sew our fragmented lives into one seamless whole.
2010 March 11
When you feel truly connected to the world, real kindness emerges.
2010 March 01
Twenty people, five weeks, dozens of yaks, and a sacred Tibetan mountain make for one unforgettable pilgrimage.
2010 March 01
It’s important to remember that we all share common problems and difficulties, even when we feel as though nobody can relate to our particular situation.