Teachings Meditation Month 2022
In an excerpt from Reading the Buddha’s Discourses in Pali, Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi offers literal translations as well as interpretations of original sutta text from a teaching on the Five Aggregates.
How to Read the Sutras (and Enjoy Yourself)
Six steps for easing into and learning to love these sacred texts, and recommended reading for getting started
Meditation Meditation Month 2020
Directed and Undirected Meditation
The Bhikkhunivasako Sutta explains how to incorporate different approaches to meditation into our practice.
The Human Deity
Seeing the Buddha as both human and divine opens us to our own limitless nature.
Does Buddhism Need a Blasphemy “Army”?
An organization that combats “profane” depictions of the Buddha raises questions about disrespect, appropriation, and policing others’ behavior.
Sutta Study: Yokes
The Yoga Sutta explains how we burden ourselves with our own attachments.
Sutta Study: Course of Action
The Thana Sutta looks at how to cultivate skillful action that leads us away from suffering.
Did the Buddha Really Have a Wife and Son?
Reconsidering the familiar tale we know about the Buddha’s family
Opinion: Why the Buddha Would Advocate for Universal Basic Income
A government that ensures its citizens don’t live in poverty also ensures a healthy society.
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