‘He’s got a lot of energy’ they told us at the shelter. How Cooper’s antics drove me to deal with my own skittish brain
Learning to fall apart
My OCD had been creating vivid, painful rituals for years. So could Buddhist ritual give me a means to fight back?
In whose footsteps?
We were a group of secular Buddhists visiting the cave temples of India. What would we learn on the journey?
The wanderer stilled
Leaving Europe as a young woman, Martine Batchelor was transformed by an encounter with Buddhist meditation
Couched in kindness
Jakucho Setouchi is a revered nun and famous novelist, yet few know how psychoanalysis shaped her spiritual life
A broken offering
A cracked voice, an empty bank account, a tour of duty. Who would have thought so much light could still get in?
Buddhism and ecology both refuse to separate the human and natural worlds – and demand that we act accordingly
How I found my way out of depression, thanks to the writings of the English priest who brought Buddhism to the West