In case you needed any more reason to believe that nuns are the coolest people (and this, this and this didn't convince you) then look no further. Sou...
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If we are ever to embrace Buddhism properly into the West, we need to be clear about emptiness, since a wrong understanding of its meaning can be confusing, even harmful.
"When he reaches the perfection of wisdom, can a bodhisattva choose to do whatever he wants?" a young man asked. "The illusion of choice is an indication of a lack of freedom," I replied.
I'm about to get on a plane to see my partner. We haven't seen each other in four months. Well, OK, we've seen each other virtually every day for four months. On Skype, of course.
If you venture out to remember society's forgotten people, and you do so with a spirit of presence and equanimity, you can experience deep fulfillment and wholeness.
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