Awaken Spirit – Buddhism

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The Mindfulness Of The Buddha

January 8th, 2018|

by Phillip Moffitt: The Buddha’s mindfulness has one purpose—the end of suffering. Do secular programs do the same thing? […]

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Why Buddhism Is True

August 31st, 2017|

Robert Wright on the wisdom of mindfulness meditation… […]

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Dr. Woodson Merrell

July 15th, 2017|

A talk by Dr. Woodson Merrell, from the Urban Zen Foundation […]

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Become A Buddha

May 8th, 2017|

by Sadhguru: On the occasion of Buddha Pournami, Sadhguru tells us what it means and what it takes to be a Buddha… […]

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What Is The Middle Way?

April 29th, 2017|

by Bill Scheffel: Your hand opens and closes, opens and closes. If it were always a fist or always stretched open, you would be paralyzed… […]

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What Is The Subtle Body?

March 30th, 2017|

by Bill Scheffel: This is the second of five periodic articles reviewing some of the “best books on mediation…” […]

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Buddha Meets The Matrix

March 25th, 2017|

by Robert Thurman: What does Buddhism have in common with The Matrix? […]

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Greatest Love Of All

February 23rd, 2017|

When you incorporate Buddhism’s four immeasurables into your life, your love won’t be attached to just one person, says Lodro Rinzler… […]

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In The Pure Land Of The Present Moment

February 21st, 2017|

by Sister Dang Nghiem:  : A discourse by the Venerable Thich Nhat Hanh, as told by his disciple Sister Dang Nghie… […]

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Thich Nhat Hanh The Practice of Sangha

February 20th, 2017|

by Thich Nhat Hanh: Thich Nhat Hanh explains that sangha is more than a community, it’s a deep spiritual practice… […]

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What Is Pure Land?

January 19th, 2017|

by Jeff Wilson: When beings awaken to buddhahood, their realization affects the environment around them… […]

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What Is The Unconscious In Buddhism?

January 13th, 2017|

by Bill Scheffel: In examining the Buddhist view of the unconscious we might first look at our most prevalent contemporary notions of this term… […]

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Does The Buddha Always Tell The Truth?

January 11th, 2017|

by Shambhala Sun:  Sam Harris thinks honesty is the best policy. KAREN MAEZEN MILLER argues for a more nuanced understanding of right speech… […]

Ken Wilber: What is the meaning of life?

December 18th, 2016|

by Ken Wilber:  There are so many different ways to answer that, and of course there are so many different answers that have been given over the decades, centuries, and millennia. It’s probably the ultimate [...]

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Pema Chödrön The Breath Of Compassion

November 18th, 2016|

by Tami Simon: When many people are first introduced to tonglen, a Tibetan Buddhist practice for generating compassion, they find the technique […]

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Buddhism And Psychedelics

November 14th, 2016|

by Stephen Batchelor: It is undeniable that a significant proportion of those drawn to Buddhism and other Eastern traditions in the 1960s… […]

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It! It! It!

November 9th, 2016|

Eeek! Eeek! Eeek! the bird cried. It! It! It! And the world as Peter Coyote had experienced it ended. […]

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What Is The Unconscious In Buddhism?

November 6th, 2016|

by Bill Scheffel: Examining the Buddhist view of the unconscious we might first look at our most prevalent contemporary notions of this term… […]