Collins' outlandish and endearing image of the Buddha's wholehearted snow shoveling, with thoughts of hot chocolate and an imminent game of cards.
Discourse on the Absolute Truth
According to Buddhist teaching, clinging to views is an empty and futile way of interfacing with the world.
The Full Awareness of Breathing
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 Last Teaching: Be Your Own Island, Your Own Refuge
The Buddha's final words of advice to his students before he died were to take refuge in the dharma and in themselves.
Body Like a Rag, Mind Like a Mirror – Guo Gu Breaking Through Boundaries
Chan teacher Guo Gu on silent illumination, punk music and his teacher Sheng Yen's legacy.
Dogen’s Seal of the Ocean: How Meditation and Life Can Flow Like Water
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.
When the Lion Roars
An ancient Buddhist teaching and sutra about the power of the call back to the truth of ourselves.
The Path Through the Gateless Gate
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.
Better Than We Think: Directing Self-Love
Sharon Salzberg on why the richest way of loving means starting with our very selves.
Bodhidharma’s Bloodstream Sermon
Bodhidharma's fundamental teaching was that the Buddha can only be found in the mind since its essence is mind itself.