Personal Reflections Buddhism
A Vajrayana practitioner recounts her late-in-life gender transition while on a 12-day solo meditation retreat
12 Steps for a DIY At-Home Retreat
Wherever you are, and no matter how much time you have, you can commit to this fundamental part of a Buddhist practice.
Please Enjoy Your Food
It could be the best meditation you do all day.
CultureMagazine | Film, Reviews
A Profoundly Social Solitude
In a new documentary, Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche's escape from cloistered life thrusts him into a deeper relationship with society.
Cold Hard Truth
A new film follows thousands of nuns on winter retreat in the mountains.
Personal Reflections Zen Buddhism
The Narrow Road to the Deep North
A reflection on pilgrimage: a journey toward the sacred and the return home
In 1995 Judith Skinner started a traditional three-year Tibetan Buddhist retreat in her rent-controlled San Francisco apartment. 24 years later, she's still on retreat. Judith reflects on her two decades spent largely in solitude.
Magazine | In Brief, Teachings
Select wisdom from sources old and new
Buddhist “Rolling Retreat” Planned for April Climate March
Three Buddhist teachers will talk about equanimity and climate change on a bus ride from New York City to D.C.
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