A Method for Loneliness

An (almost) Foolproof Method for Addressing Loneliness

Conquering our loneliness requires bravery. Here’s where we need to get practical and think about how to interrupt a habitual pattern through meditation practice.

Dharma Art: Explorers of the Richness of the Phenomenal World

In these difficult times, the Dharma Art principles offer a dynamic experience of compassionate expression. They prepare us to engage in the world as stewards of skillful means and penetrating kindness.  The Dharma Art practices provide essential means for developing true perception in creative works or meaningful conversations that bring benefit to ourselves and the world.

Cultural Humility: The Ground of Social Engagement

The practice of cultural humility allows us to face our inherited conditioning and discover a new process of connectivity that is the basis for social transformation.

How to do Mindfulness Meditation

“Mindfulness practice is simple and completely feasible, says Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. “Just by sitting and doing nothing, we are doing a tremendous amount.”

A 7-Point Practice Plan for the Engaged Meditator

It is my view that the practice of mindfulness meditation cannot fully occur without directly engaging in society. Here is a 7-point practice plan for staying healthy, mindful, and engaged in the coming year.

How Not to Freak Out

You’re not alone if you despair about the present and fear for the future. If you find all the news overwhelming, Buddhist teacher Judy Lief has some meditations to help you cheer up.

Turn Your Thinking Upside Down

Pema Chödrön shows us how, through meditation, the best thing we can do for ourselves—and for the planet—is to turn our whole way of thinking upside down.

This Week at the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York

Here are some ways to nurture your meditation practice at the Shambhala Center of New York this week.

Uncovering Your Personal Energy Style

The Five Wisdom Energies make up a unique system for understanding personality. Discovering how our energy manifests can reveal enormous insight into our patterns and tendencies. Read on to learn about your energy style.

True Listening

The receptive state of listening is a kind of auditory meditation, says Sakyong Mipham. It is an important way to gain wisdom and insight. But it’s not always easy.