Buddha Weekly: Buddhist Practices, Mindfulness, Meditation

Buddhist Living

How the Thai Cave Rescue inspires us as both humans, and Buddhists

Having trouble focusing during meditation? Lack of sleep may be the issue; 70 million US adults suffer a sleep disorder

In this time of contagious insults and flaming on social media, Buddha has good advice: “If I do not get insulted, then the anger falls back on you.”

Benefits obtained from wealth for householders: Adiya Sutta — righteously obtained and righteously used, wealth is not negative karma as long as “I have done what will not lead to future distress”

The Importance of Ahimsa non-violence in Buddhism — Buddha, Ghandi and Dr.King showed us “Nonviolence is the weapon of the strong.”

The dream of rebirth: is reincarnation real?; if so, why don’t we remember our lives?; how can we prove it?; and other difficult questions

The role of meditation in mental health, depression, cognitive decline, delusional behavior and trauma: also, what to do when teachers fail in issues of ethics: interview with teacher Theodore Tsaousidis

Great Yogi Shabkar’s checklist for advanced practice: his teacher’s letter asks all the right questions

Tibetan Buddhist views on LGBTQ: is Buddhism accepting, neutral, supportive, or alienating to lesbians, gay men and trans-gendered persons? What about same-sex marriage?

Tashi Delek: Happy Losar, Lunar Year of the Earth Dog: some traditional ways to bring in an auspicious new year

Buddha Weekly’s beautifully illustrated 2018 practice calendar – with full thangkas of Buddhas from renowned artist Jampay Dorje – is now available (no cost for download), in time for Lunar new year: featuring Holy days, Tsog and lunar practice dates

Quiet and space for your practice: ultimately, we need only our minds — but a quiet, dedicated meditation space at home can enhance Buddhist practice.

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