Collins' outlandish and endearing image of the Buddha's wholehearted snow shoveling, with thoughts of hot chocolate and an imminent game of cards.
According to Buddhist teaching, clinging to views is an empty and futile way of interfacing with the world.
In the Anapanasati Sutta, the Buddha presents a visceral kind of practice with the breath, that illuminates the experience of joy, calm and impermanence.
The Buddha's final words of advice to his students before he died were to take refuge in the dharma and in themselves.
Chan teacher Guo Gu on silent illumination, punk music and his teacher Sheng Yen's legacy.
Japanese Zen Master Eihei Dogen invokes an oceanic state of non-identification as something that expresses the true Dharma, or our true nature, according to the teachings of Buddha.
An ancient Buddhist teaching and sutra about the power of the call back to the truth of ourselves.
Jack Kornfield teaches that too much emphasis on 'special' experiences might take us away from the practice of opening up to what is in front of us.
Sharon Salzberg on why the richest way of loving means starting with our very selves.
Bodhidharma's fundamental teaching was that the Buddha can only be found in the mind since its essence is mind itself.