Personal ReflectionsMagazine | Feature
Vanessa Zuisei Goddard
Vanessa Zuisei Goddard is a writer and Zen teacher based in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. She is Tricycle's Teachings editor and the author of Still Running: The Art of Meditation in Motion.
A Zen monastery resident discovers her job has been getting in the way of the real work.
Meditation Zen Buddhism
Zen in Motion
A Zen teacher and avid runner on her Buddhist approach to movement and meditation
The Four Immeasurables: A Science of Compassion
In this series, Vanessa Zuisei Goddard speaks of the four immeasurables as a “science of compassion,” showing the incredible power loving-kindness, compassion, joy, and equanimity have to transform our relationships with others.
Finding Refuge in Indra’s Net
The ties that connect us to everything are not constraining, but liberating.
Switching Off Unskillful Thoughts
Techniques for identifying and freeing ourselves from unwholesome thoughts the moment they arise.
TeachingsMagazine | Meet a Teacher, Teachings
Meet a Teacher: Sister Dang Nghiem
Leaving her medical career behind, a Vietnamese-American nun continues her healing practice through Buddhism.
TeachingsMagazine | Pocket Paramis, Teachings
Pocket Paramis: Lovingkindness
Printable aids for the pillars of Buddhist practice
We Don’t Want to Miss This
To turn toward a spiritual path is to decide that we’re no longer content to face beauty with blindness. It’s to choose to see what we couldn’t see.
When Our Blind Spots Fall in Love
Guidance for getting beyond ourselves and the language that shapes our understanding
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