“We find conflict in so many places today, within ourselves, in relationships, between countries, and even in places we associate with peace, like the Himalayas. What is the solution? The Buddha teaches that violence leads to more violence. So how can we be actively engaged in change, yet not caught in patterns that perpetuate suffering?.. read more →

13 Mar 2013
March 13, 2013

Featured Teacher: Bernie Glassman

When we bear witness, when we become the situation — homelessness, poverty, illness, violence, death — the right action arises by itself. We don’t have to worry about what to do. We don’t have to figure out solutions ahead of time. Peacemaking is the functioning of bearing witness. Once we listen with our entire body.. read more →

02 Mar 2013
March 2, 2013

Featured Teacher: Joseph Goldstein

  Joseph Goldstein has been leading insight and lovingkindness meditation retreats worldwide since 1974. He is a cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts, where he is one of the organization’s guiding teachers. In 1989, together with several other teachers and students of insight meditation, he helped establish the Barre Center for Buddhist.. read more →

13 Feb 2013
February 13, 2013

Featured Teacher: Frank Ostaseski

  Frank Ostaseski is a Buddhist teacher, international lecturer and a leading voice in end-of-life care. In 1987, he co-founded of the Zen Hospice Project, the first Buddhist hospice in America. In 2004, he created the Metta Institute to provide innovative educational programs and professional trainings that foster compassionate, mindfulness-based care. Mr. Ostaseski’s groundbreaking work.. read more →

12 Feb 2013
February 12, 2013

Featured Teacher: Roshi Joan Halifax

  Joan Halifax Roshi is a Buddhist teacher, Zen priest, anthropologist, and author. She is Founder, Abbot, and Head Teacher of Upaya Zen Center, a Buddhist monastery in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She has worked in the area of death and dying for over thirty years and is Director of the Project on Being with.. read more →

31 Oct 2012
October 31, 2012

Featured Teacher: John E. Welshons

  “Maharaji was very frustrating for me,” Ram Dass said. “I was always looking for some ‘secret’ teaching . . . perhaps a ‘magic’ mantra. But he kept frustrating me and giving me all of this very mundane instruction. I’d ask him how to raise my kundalini, and he would say, ‘Feed people.’ I would.. read more →

24 Oct 2012
October 24, 2012

Featured Teacher: Lama Surya Das

“The thing is that this life is so precious and mysterious, I don’t know what to say about it most of the time. Words are like birds, passing through the trackless sky. The dog barking, the sound of the purling stream,the wind among the weeping willow trees: how are these not right off the tongue of.. read more →

15 Aug 2012
August 15, 2012

Mirabai Bush Teaches to Work with Mindfulness

Shamash Alidina interviews Mirabai Bush in conjunction with the release of her new CD “Working with Mindfulness”. Listen to the Interview Here Click Here to listen to a sample of “Working with Mindfulness” read more →

13 Jun 2012
June 13, 2012

Krishna Das & Chanting

Chanting (Kirtan) is a part of the path of Devotional Yoga. When we see the beauty of our own being we are seeing the beauty of the Being that is the One of which we are all a part. And when we turn towards that One, love is the natural reaction of the heart. God.. read more →

09 Jun 2012
June 9, 2012

Featured Teacher: Daniel Goleman

  Daniel Goleman is an internationally known psychologist who lectures frequently to professional groups, business audiences, and on college campuses. As a science journalist Goleman reported on the brain and behavioral sciences for The New York Times for many years. His 1995 book, Emotional Intelligence was on The New York Times bestseller list for a year-and-a-half, with more than 5,000,000 copies.. read more →